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Post Inflammatory Hyper-pigmentation (PIH) - Treatment Options?

My skin was destroyed by acne when I went I stopped using benzol peroxide for a period of 3 months. I went back on BP and my skin now only gets the... READ MORE

Best Solution for Butt Acne/scars That Leave Marks?

I get occasional breakouts on my butt, after the breakout are gone, it leaves a hyperpigmentation/markings. I'm so embarrass by it. What can I do... READ MORE

Chances of Side Effects from Acne Scar Laser Treatment?

Hello, I understand that hyperpigmentation and hypopigmentation are possible side effects of laser treatment. How often does that occur even when a... READ MORE

Scarring on Nose After Acne? (photo)

Well im 20 years old, alot of acne on my nose and using alot of benozyl peroxide, glycolic acid etc has caused spider veins on my nose and... READ MORE

Hydrocortisone 1% for Hyperpigmentation Left by Acne Scars?

I have pitted acne scars that are also red, and have also some red marks (not pitted) in my face. Is hydrocortisone at 1% safe and effective to... READ MORE

Which Laser is Best for my Skin??

I'm Indian,34 years old.I tend to hyperpigment easy & have been too MANY dermatologists re my skin.Have had peels, rolling etc etc. Of late, I... READ MORE

What Causes the Side Effects of Laser Treatment for Acne Scars?

With adequate sun/wind protection, what other factors to determine the risks of side effects such as hypo/hyperpigmentation? READ MORE

It is Convenient to Have a Laser Treatment After 45 Days of a Tca Cross? (photo)

45 days ago i had a tca cross with a cosmetic dermatologist to treat my ice pick scars, i am really worry because i have worst scars and... READ MORE

Which Treatment for my Acne Scars and Hyperpigmentation? (photo)

I have now suffered from acne for 10 years and specially in the last year i got a lot of small scars. I also have lots of issues with... READ MORE

Acne Scars and Hyperpigmentation? (photo)

Hello: I have some problem with acne scars and hyperpigmentation on my left cheek. I have mild scaring on upper cheek, and I was thinking in... READ MORE

Which Options Ensure a Better Complexion for African American Skin?

I have dark acne scars and hyperpigmentation on my face. I would like to gain a more even skin tone and lighten my dark spots. How can I do this... READ MORE

Will my Hyperpigmentation Go Away Soon? How Long? (photo)

The dark spot is due to acne that I picked and the skin healed and now its dark. I picked it twice, but that was 5 months ago. The lighter healing... READ MORE

Being Denied for Acne Scar Removal Treatment by Dermatologist? (photo)

I was told by a drmatologist that any acne scar treatment that is out there would cause hyperpigmentation of my skin. Now I did my research and found... READ MORE

Body Hyperpigmentation on Dark Skin?

African American female with very severe hyperpigmentation on my back in the NJ/NY area. This is from acne. I have been using 2% hydroquine + alpha... READ MORE

Will I Develop Hyperpigmentation Once I Treat My Pimple?

I have a pimple which by now is 3 days old. After I detected a pimple developing on my skin 3 days ago, I immediately treated it with benzoyl peroxide... READ MORE

What Treatment Could I Have to Clear These Ugly Scars and All over Hyperpigmentation? (photo)

I have deep scarring on my cheeks and forehead, and face is darker compared to the rest of my body. Which treatment is best for my skin? please see my... READ MORE

Hyperpigmentation and Cystic Acne Scars on Oriental Skin? (photo)

I suffer from both scars from cystic acne and hyperpigmentation and am unsure of the best treatments or topical treatments to try. I would appreciate... READ MORE

Deep FX Vs. SmartXide for Acne Scarring

I have been to three different skin specialists, with three different recommendations for treating my acne scarring. I am torn between Deep FX and... READ MORE

Can Acne Scars in Months After Treatments Look Worse Before Better?

I started my acne scar treatment about 9 months ago, I initially had 2 Fraxel treatments (non ablative), I developed hyperpigmentation after the... READ MORE

Longevity of TCA Results?

I'm considering TCA peels but first I'd like to know how permanent the results will be, and how often I'd have to do maintenance? I have... READ MORE

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