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Is there a way to permanently shrink or eliminate poc marks/holes on my face from former acne scars from 10 years ago? With a laser or cream maybe?

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Dr. Gregory Surfield
Surgery - Plastics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Creams are unlikely to be effective.
If you visit a plastic surgeon or dermatologist, laser resurfacing, chemical peels, fillers, fat grafting or scar excision would be some of the options.

In brief: Yes

Creams are unlikely to be effective.
If you visit a plastic surgeon or dermatologist, laser resurfacing, chemical peels, fillers, fat grafting or scar excision would be some of the options.
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Dermatology visit

I'm really sorry that your acne wasn't treated properly and you ended up with scars.
A dermatologist can treat these with laser, dermabrasion, filler or microsurgery. Scars won't vanish but can be made less apparent. Creams won't touch it.

In brief: Dermatology visit

I'm really sorry that your acne wasn't treated properly and you ended up with scars.
A dermatologist can treat these with laser, dermabrasion, filler or microsurgery. Scars won't vanish but can be made less apparent. Creams won't touch it.
Thank
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
By the way... you must have noticed that several well-known Hollywood male stars have kept (and perhaps even cultivated) their acne scars for the "tough guy" look. Remember this as you think about your experience and choices.
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