Persistent Acne and scars
I am a 24 year male I started breaking out since 19 years since then breakouts had been occurring constantly I sweat a lot and have oily skin although the breakout frequency had reduced in recent years, a chicken pox attack happens recently, the net effect is a lot of old acne scars and pits that remained on my face.Please advice me a good course of treatment to stop my acne for ever and to cure my scars I am considering co2 laser resurfacing for scar removal .Please advice me on this.
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Dr. Vijay Adhe
Dermatologist 11 yrs exp Pune
Hi Visit a qualified dermatologist for proper treatment of acne. Main purpose of acne treatment is to control it and then keep it under control so as not form any scars. Do not pick at your pimples to reduce the chances of scar formation. Co2 laser will definitely help you reduce depth of the scars and resurfacing. Other option are subcision, Dermaroller and peeling sessions. Usually a combined approach is needed depending on type and depth of scars as well as skin type. Keep patience and be regular with treatment you will achieve good results. Best regards Dr Vijay Adhe, Eternis Skin & Hair Clinic, Pune.
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