What Can I Do About These Facial Scars? (photo)

Can laser help?

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Treatment of Facial Scars and Acne

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From what I can tell in the picture, it appears you still have a good amount of active acne as well as discoloration from the acne.  I do see a few scars as well, but it is the acne and discoloration that appears to be the primary issue. If you are not already being treated by a dermatologist for your acne, I recommend you consult with one.  There are oral and topical prescription and over-the-counter treatments which can improve your acne and prevent further discoloration and scarring.  I find it best to address the scarring once the acne is better controlled. While difficult to see, it seems you may have a few depressed acne scars which would benefit from injectable filers.


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