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Old 06-04-2005, 09:40 PM   #1
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advice for fixing scars as a result of acne

Hi all,

I am in my early 30s now and rarely get any pimples anymore however I went through a very bad case of acne in my late teens to my early to mid 20s. I was basically off and on Roacutane for about 5 years which, let me say I don't regret for a moment and I am aware of all the negative publicity it has received of late.

My question is this - as a result of my acne I have some minor scaring on my face which I would like to fix if possible. Could anyone recomend a procedure I could take to fix the minor scaring as a result of acne.



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Old 06-06-2005, 07:03 AM   #2
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Re: advice for fixing scars as a result of acne

Avon chemical peel and the Avon banishing cream.

Old 06-06-2005, 08:58 AM   #3
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Re: advice for fixing scars as a result of acne

Right now, I am getting microdermabrasion treatments along with AHA peels at a plastic surgeon's office. So far so good. My largest scar (which wasn't "that" noticeable, but it was indented) is no longer indented and is now just a red mark. I still have three or four more treatments to go though.

Along with the micro and peels, I am using Renova and Neostrata 10% AHA gel that were both prescribed to me by the same doctor who is doing my other two procedures. At first, these two products made my skin a MESS (peely, red, some breakouts) but now my skin is smooth and red marks are drastically reduced.

If you want to go a much less expensive route, try Neutrogena Healthy Skin Lotion. It's really great at reducing red marks, but it doesn't make them go away entirely.

Old 06-06-2005, 10:31 AM   #4
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Re: advice for fixing scars as a result of acne

TCA Peels. It takes TIME, but they go away and after months you notice the difference.

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