How to get rid of acne scars

Acne scars can be an embarrassing thing to live with day in and day out. They can negatively impact your self-esteem and in extreme cases, they can be absolutely debilitating to the way you view yourself. It’s no surprise then that the medical field has been constant in their search for the best way to...

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The conventional wisdom of acne is that only cysts and papules leave scars. The worst thing that can happen in the wake of a whitehead or blackhead is an enlarged pore, most of us have been taught. But new research finds that skin-scarring lesions can arise from non-inflammatory acne and even from clear skin. Pimples...

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The Rhytec Plasma Portrait device is a recent addition to the kinds of treatments you can get only from a licensed dermatologist for the revision of scars caused by acne. Neither a chemical peel nor a laser treatment, it modifies the skin with the energy generated by a plasma. What Is a Plasma? We often...

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Are your acne scars so troubling you are ready to shell out big bucks at the dermatologist’s office? If you are, there is a relatively new technique for filling in scars (as well as wrinkles) your doctor can do for you known as revolumizing. But it’s not for everyone or every acne scar. It’s best...

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In the hundreds of entries on this site, you can find articles about skin peels for eliminating acne scars, dermabrasion and microdermabrasion for eliminating acne scars, and laser ablation and traditional surgery for eliminating acne scars. There is one very important method we have not mentioned yet, however, and it’s dry tattooing. What Is Dry...

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If you have scars from healed acne, chances are that you want to get rid of them and you want to get rid of them for good. Your dermatologist, however, may have a different perspective on the subject. Chances are that your skin doctor will regard the task of treating acne scars as a matter...

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The N-lite laser is often advertised as a kinder, gentler approach to laser acne treatment. Approved by the FDA as a non-invasive pulsing laser treatment, many acne care seekers go in for N-Lite treatment with the expectation that it will be completely painless, but that is not always the case.

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There is some acne laser treatment for nearly everyone who has acne. Some laser therapies are only performed at the dermatologist’s office, but other laser therapies are available for safe and affordable home acne care.

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Dermabrasion is a process of wearing away the outermost layers of scarred or blemished skin so they can be replaced by new, smooth skin without blemishes. Dermabrasion used to be a scary procedure accomplished with rotating metal brushes designed to make the skin bleed. Nowadays microdermabrasion is a procedure you can do with pain or...

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Keeping acne-prone skin free of blemishes requires daily effort, but it does not have to cost a fortune or take over your life. Here are seven simple ways to fight acne blemishes that nearly always work.

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