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How can I effectively treat acne scars and general acne?

Improve not remove. Many options exist for cosmetic improvement and include anti-inflammatories, peels, exfoliation, lasers, resurfacing, bleaching, excision, grafting, fillers, and much more, scars vary in their severity and so do the treatments. See a plastic surgeon, dermatologist or ENT for options. Read more...

How can I effectively treat acne scars and acne on my back and shoulders?

Difficult. Acne on the trunk usually does not respond to anything short of systemic rx, perhaps tetracycline 500 2x/day; topical benzoyl peroxide may help as well. Scars can't be made to vanish by any means but a dermatologist can make them harder to see using lasers, fillers, surgery or abrasion. Read more...

How can I effectively treat acne scars on my face immediately?

Improve not remove. Many options exist for cosmetic improvement and include anti-inflammatories, peels, exfoliation, lasers, resurfacing, bleaching, excision, grafting, fillers, and much more, scars vary in their severity and so do the treatments. See a plastic surgeon, dermatologist or ENT for options. Read more...

How can I effectively treat acne scarring after my acne is gone?

With help. There are many ways to treat acne scarring, but they depend on the type of scarring that you have. For atrophic scarring saline injections, chemical peels or laser resurfacing are choices. For thicker red scars the pulse dye laser, resurfacing laser, indtralesional steroid injections or combiations of treatments are used. See your dermatologist. Read more...

How can I effectively treat bad acne scars?

Improve, not remove. Scars cannot be removed but there is a large variety of techniques to improve their appearance, both surgical and non-surgical. Your acne should be well-controlled. See a dermatologist or plastic surgeon (board-certified) to begin your search for an appropriate course of action. Good luck! Read more...

How can I effectively treat acne and acne scars fast?

First control acne. Acne is a complex disease treated with a variety of approaches ranging from topical anti-inflammatories, antibiotics, as well as hormonal, medical regimens and surgery. Each case is individually treated and it is difficult to recommend a single cure. See a dermatologist first. Subsequent to that scars may require peels, lasers, resurfacing, dermabrasion, fillers or fast injection, excision, flaps, . Read more...
Control acne. Good medical therapy is the main stay of acne, scarring is more complex...Options include peels, derm abrasion ( painful).. Laser skin resurfacing. Read more...

How can I effectively treat acne and acne scars around the nose and mouth?

Improve not remove. Many options exist for cosmetic improvement and include anti-inflammatories, peels, exfoliation, lasers, resurfacing, bleaching, excision, grafting, fillers, and much more, scars vary in their severity and so do the treatments. See a plastic surgeon, dermatologist or ENT for options. Read more...