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White (hypOpigmented) scars

Hi everyone! Sorry to post this here, but i didn’t see anything for hypo pigmentation. Got about two years have been getting random large, painful bumps on my face. They will pop once, and white will come out. Then it turns into an awful sore that takes about two weeks to heal. 
this has left me with a ton of white spots on my face. I am having a hard time finding anyone who has these white spots.. as most seem like they are dark. Went to dermatologist, and she had me purchase hydroquinone 4% and i will go for a series of chemical peels in 4 weeks. I’m just looking for some sort of optimism, and would love to know that I’m not alone. Thank you so much!

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I’ve started getting these after a not long enough term of accutane and I started getting acne again. I think it had to do with how accutane effects the scarring process but anyway. I have had about 30-40 small spots like this on my upper forehead for about 3 years now. I tried 8 treatments of  microneedling. And peels. Doctors say white spots are usually permanent. Going in for cosmetic tattoo to make them skin colored again. I suggest you do the same before you waste years being miserable.

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On 2/5/2020 at 4:08 PM, Sara123456789 said:

I have these across my forehead. I'm super self conscious of them and can't even get makeup to cover them. As soon as I sweat or within a few hours, they always show through and I feel like everyone notices them. I went from wearing makeup here and there to heavy, full coverage and it sucks! I've had an IPL treatment, at least 5 chemical peels, 3 microneedling sessions and a prescription of Tri-Luma and I've only seen a very slight improvement. I thought about the makeup tattooing but worry that it would make it more noticeable especially during summer if I get any color since they are in white spots all over my forehead. Please keep up posted if you find something that works!! 

 

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Yes! @Sherbear85 I have these all over my face including forehead and am beyond self conscious of them. It's very difficult to find long-lasting makeup that covers them. I am hoping to get a chemical peel done to help, but that did seem to work for you very well. Would you recommend trying it? Microneedling and hydroquinone 4% did not show results. I would love to connect further about everyone's journey on this and what worked best. I truly am beyond frustrated with my face and how to go about fixing this issue.

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