Acne makes me depressed. What can I do to help deal with red acne scars?

Scars. Talk to a dermatologist or a plastic surgeon about your acne scars and talk to a psychiatrist about yor depression.

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My little cousin scratched me on my slightly depressed red acne scar and there was a little bleeding but I cleaned it, will this affect the scar?

No. There will be no accumulation of fibrin, granulation tissue or scar contraction. I'm glad you're being treated for you acne and hope it is effective. You'll have the option eventually of having your acne scars treated -- dermatologists have several modalities. Several hollywood male leads have kept the scars to look tough. Best wishes. Read more...
No. A minor scratch should not affect the ultimate scar. Use topical antibiotic regularly till it heals and then restart your scar care treatment. Read more...

I'm gonna be in a wedding in october with this girl but I have a red depressed acne scar, im on accutane, nopimples but pink cheeksfromscar. What I do?

Makeup VLPL. Makeup may be your best option to camouflage the red appearance. However, depending on the resources available to you vlpl may be an option but is generally not performed while on accutane. Read more...
Covering red scars. You should consider getting a green stick from your cosmetic section in any drug store and recruit a female friend who can help you with make-up to cover the red spot and match the surrounding skin. Read more...

How do you fix a slightly depressed red acne scar? Its been on my cheek for 7 months! : (I've been on retin-a micro for 9 weeks as well

Depressed acne scars. If there is one or a few depressed acne scars, there are a number of ways to help improve its appearance, such as injection of a filler underneath the scar, subscision (loosening the scar tissue beneath the surface), punch excision. If there are more than a few, there are laser treatments that can help. Read more...
Acne scar. This is still fairly early in the eating process. Continue gentle massage with non-comedogenic moisturizer and sunscreen. Read more...

Does retin-a micro help treat a slightly depressed red acne scar? I've been on it for 10 weeks but no improvement in skin tone except for breakouts.

No. As you have experienced, retin a (tretinoin) van provide many benefits. Unfortunately scar eradication is not one of those benefits. Laser treatments or excision and grafting (depending upon the issue) might be helpful. Read more...
Not expected. You are experiencing the expected benefits of Retin-A and doxycycline. Scarring/hyperpigmentation may or may not improve. But if it does, it will take years to occur. Preventing acne with Retin-A means there will be less lesions to heal over time. Keep your treatment regimen going. Read more...

How to fade depressed acne scars??

Treatments acne scar. There are several treatments for acne scars. First, are chemical peels ,and topicals such as retiniods. Some scars may need surgical treatment such as subscision or excision. Lasers tend to be a great treatment for many types of acne scar. Some scarring is resistant and requires dermabrasion. The best thing would be to consult your dermatologist and decide which treatment would benefit you. Read more...

I am extremely depressed about my acne scars. What can I do?

DermAbrasion. See a Dermatologist most of whom now deal with cosmetic dermatology/ There are "dermabrasion" (smoothing) methods available. Scars from acne can be treated and the treatment should be covered by most Health Insurance plans Hope this helps! Read more...

Could cicaplast la roche posay help my 9 months depressed acne scar?

Sorry, friend. I'm sorry you ended up with an acne scar. Nothing you can do at home is going to help. Hopefully your present regimen has things under control. Eventually you can visit a plastic surgeon or dermatologist for laser, microsurgery or filler rx. Read more...

My acne scars seem to be getting much much worse in the past 4 month and its really making me depressed, can I help this by drinking more water etc?

Manage it. I'm really sorry that your acne was neglected and that you ended up with scars. I'm even more sorry if you were prevented from getting effective help because of superstitions like "Acne is caused by not drinking enough water." At this point, Craig, you need to phone your physician about managing whatever disease you still have, and plastic surgery / specialist derm treatment for the scars. Read more...