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Will salicylic acid work good for acne scars?

Sal Acid. Salicyclic acid works well to keep acne under control, however, it most likely will not help the appearance of scars. A topical retinoid may help or a bleaching cream may work well. If you have deep pitting from acne, you may want to try microdermabrasions, chemical peels or even laser procedures. Read more...

Is it okay to do a salicylic acid 20% gel peel for acne scars while on 60 mg of accutane?

Accutane. No I would not use a salicyclic acid peel while on accutane. It an only increase the irritation and redness of your face. Read more...
Don't recommend. Wait until you are finished with the Accutane before working on your scars. Talk to your dermatologist before you use a drying agent on your face. Read more...

Hi doctor! How effective is neostrata glycolic acid face wash (18%) for grade 2 acne scars? I underwent 30% salicylic acid peel thrice. Not much use. So if the face wash is effective then Please suggest a regimen too. Thank you

Forget this stuff. Nothing you can do on your own is going to touch the acne scars. I'm sorry your acne wasn't treated as it should have been, but you do have the option of getting seen by a dermatologist or plastic surgeon who may offer laser work, filler, or microsurgery. Best wishes. Read more...

How can you reduce hyperpigmentation from acne scars?

Healing scars. When our bodies sustain an injury, the immediate response is inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling). This is the body increasing the blood flow and bringing healing factors to the area and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. As healing occurs, new tissues fill in that are different than normal and less elastic. This is a scar. Over time it will fade in color but always be there. Read more...