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#1 aser18214

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 04:16 AM

well ive been dealing with acne scars since I was 18 now im 20;One day I just got really bad cystic acne and it went on and off for a year.then last year it came back really hard and scarred my face badly.Is there anyway I could get rid of it without getting fraxel or seeing a surgeon.I dont have pics but I saw a pic online and it looks exactly like my face.I need help please I hate having to feel ugly and different its ruining my life.

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#2 asburypark101

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 04:35 AM

Typically laser, fillers, or subcision are the most effective treatments for acne scars. But long term use of a retinoid or chemical peels can lessen the appearance of a scar, but will not totally get rid of it. I am not sure your hesitance to see a dermatologist or plastic surgeon that specializes in acne scars, but it does not hurt to go for a consultation to get more info about different laser, surgical, or even non-surgical procedures. Good luck and I wish you the best :) 



#3 goethe

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 09:23 AM

I completely empathize with the low self-esteem which is brought on by scarring. A temporary solution which I've had great success with for hyperpigmentation scarring is the "Caveman Regimen" during which you do not wash your face, and allow a layer of skin to heal over the scars. It works wonders for Rosacea, and costs literally no money or time.

 

Just let your skin rejuvenate through its own biological mechanisms.






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