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Will chemicals peels improve my acne-pitted skin?
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Dr. Seema Patel
Holistic Medicine
In brief: Depends
Acne pitting must be treated with deep peels or lasers.
Superficial peels will not work b/c they do not penetrate deep enough. I usually recommend the pixel laser for this. Fillers can also help plump out the acne marks and subcisions can help pull the skin together to make the marks look less.

In brief: Depends
Acne pitting must be treated with deep peels or lasers.
Superficial peels will not work b/c they do not penetrate deep enough. I usually recommend the pixel laser for this. Fillers can also help plump out the acne marks and subcisions can help pull the skin together to make the marks look less.
Dr. Seema Patel
Dr. Seema Patel
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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology
In brief: Usually not.
Laser abrasion or dermabrasion typically do a better job on acne scarring than chemical peels, which work better on wrinkles and other forms of sun damage.

In brief: Usually not.
Laser abrasion or dermabrasion typically do a better job on acne scarring than chemical peels, which work better on wrinkles and other forms of sun damage.
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Dr. Joseph Eastern
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