Sir I am suffering from acne problem last 3yrs the acne is some what better now but it has left many scars on my nose and fore head and small holes on my cheeks. My skin is too oily if I press on my nose many white heads and oil will come . iam using lemon juice for the scars so please suggest that what can i use sir.
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Hi. Greetings. Pimples may often leave spots especially if not treated or if we burst pimples or pick them. You'll need skin lightening creams for a specified duration to reduce the marks , and this could also be dealt with chemical peeling. Also you must use a sunscreen to prevent darkening of the spots. For scars, creams may not work n you may need procedures like microneedling, microneedling rf, fractional lasers, prp or subscision or a combination of these. Send in your pictures if you need further assistance. Or see a dermatologist near you and discuss the same with him. Don't use lemon, can sometimes cause skin burns and pigmentation. If there's excessively oily skin, topical/oral retinoids under prescription would help. Warm regards. Dr Govind Suresh Mittal, Bangalore.
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