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I have acne scar and hyper pigmentation. Where do I go to get rid of it and what type of treatment do I ask for?

Deramtologist. The vi peel is safe for any color skin and can lighten dark areas in one week. It can be pre treated with bleaching agents containing hydroquinone, kojic acid or coffeberry extract. It will have an effect on scars, but fractionated laser will be required for a long term result for scarring.Either co2 or erbium are affective, but erbium is better tolerated by darker skin types. Read more...
Laser Specialist. When acne scars are associated with inflammatory pigment, it is usually best to get the pigment under control prior to treatment of the scars. This can be done a variety of ways, using topical bleaching agents, sunscreen and light chemical peeling. Acne scars can then be treated using fillers, subcision and fractionated lasers. The choice of laser would depend on skin type and pigmentation. Read more...

Does isotrentinoid reduce pore size, post inflammatory hyper pigmentation, or acne scars (even in the slightest)?

Depends. Retin A (tretinoin) is an amazing med, and one of the only proven medications to treat a multitude of things in the skin. Its main function is cell turnover which helps to decrease fine lines and wrinkles and smoothen the skin. It can improve pigmentation issues when used with appropriate brightening products.It does not really affect pore size, and can improve acne scars. www.arslanianplasticsurgery.com. Read more...

Do acne scars fade and flatten out with time and Glycolic acid peels? Both hyper pigmentation and light indentation.

Yes. Acne scars do usually flatten and fade with time. Glycolic peels can help this. I would see your dermatologist to get the best evaluation and treatment for this. Read more...