Jump to content
Acne.org
Search In
Find results that contain...
Find results in...
AcneScars10

WHAT THE HELL IS THIS (Acne scars w/pics)

Recommended Posts

Read the FAQ - top post of the hyperpigmentation sub, everything is in there ;-), you try OTC first, then you goto the doctor if they are not effective. PIE can take a year or more to heal naturally, but most people do not want to wait.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I too have PIH on my right cheek and 2 cysts on left and currently m on accutane (2nd month) so what should I do any advice would be helpful

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
@Addy s

On accutane, you cannot do acid peels, use retin a (topical form of accutane) so your limited to trying hydroquinone (if it truly is PIH - did you do the test of pressing on it/ does it go away temporarily,... mentioned in the FAQ - top of this sub), ... if hydroquinone or something like a lightening / whitening cream does not work with Konjic Albutin etc... then you have 2 choices wait till done with accutane 6 months after and you can do the other treatments listed in the FAQ for PIH or do vascular laser now (even on accutane) v-beam, excel v, ipl, 1064nm all are types for your pigmentation issues. 

PIE takes a long time to heal up to a year, and is wounding from acne while on tane or after.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


  • Personalized Advice Quiz - All of Acne.org in just a few minutes

×