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I've a few marks and scars on the face because of pimples. How to reduce it with some home remedies if possible to do?
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Dr. Manoj Agarwala
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Thanks for the query. Scars are amenable to various treatment options and it has to be customized based on your scar type. Acne scars are basically 4 types and each may need a different approach. The treatment depends on the duration of scar and ability to follow-up. The advance treatment option includes Fractional CO2 lasers in multiple sessions and is currently the procedure of choice. Other options include dermaroller with or without mesotherapy, subcision and some other procedure. Certain patient benefit when oral medications are given concomitantly. Topical creams may be of little use and will supplement laser treatment. Home remedies do not work for acne scars.
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Dr. Govind Suresh Mittal
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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 QUALIFIED dermatologist near you and discuss the same with him. I AM NOT AWARE OF ANY HOME REMEDIES FOR SCARS. Hope this helps. Warm regards.
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