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I've Had Numerous Treatments for Pitted Acne Scars, Are There Any Solutions to my Problem? I'm Desperate.

I'm half korean & struggle to find the 'best' solution to pitted acne scars.I had cystic acne as a teenager (now 24 yrs old) and it has left... READ MORE

What Type of Treatment Do You Suggest for Ice Pick Scars and Rolling Scars from Post Acne?

Broke out for the first time ever with cystic acne in Dec 2010. Went on antibiotics (Doxycycline and Tetracycline) for 3 months along with topicals... READ MORE

Laser Removal For Cystic Acne Scars On Back And Chest?

I have numerous raised scars on my chest and back from deep cystic acne. I was considering a tattoo to cover them up, but am curious about the... READ MORE

Hypertrophic Acne Scars? (photo)

Hi Dr, I have skin colored raised bumps on my chin. The skin has become very thick and uneven. I have PCOS and because of that I've had severe cystic... READ MORE

What is the best treatment to eliminate ice pick scarring and pitted acne scarring on the cheek area of the face?

I am 23 years old and have been on and off birth control for approximately 4 years. The last time I went off of it, my skin reacted and resulted in... READ MORE

Recommendations Fo Severe Acne Scarring and Discoloration? (photo)

Hi, i've suffered from acne/cystic acne for a few years(17 now), although my skin is beginning to clear up i've been left with a lot of... READ MORE

What's the best Method For Addressing Post-Acne Neck Scarring? (Photo)

Dealt with cystic neck acne for a good while, now I have been left with narrow, flat portions of scar tissue (atrophic macules) on the left side of my... READ MORE

Rolling Scars Under Jaw-line on Neck Post Cystic-acne. How Should I Treat It? (photo)

I dealt with cystic acne on the sides of my neck for a while, and now that it is gone, I have a "rolling" type mark/scar left just under my jaw-line... READ MORE

What can I do for hypertrophic scars on my face? The cyst marks are hard, elevated and skin colored. (Photo)

I've had cystic acne. 8 out of 10 cysts left permanent hypertrophic marks. The cyst marks are hard, elevated and skin colored. Oh yeah, the oldest one... READ MORE

What Treatment Would Be Best for Cystic Acne Scars - Laser or Chemical Peel?

I am a 63 year old female have scars from cystic acne, large pores and thin pinkish Irish skin I would like to address the scars before doing somethng... READ MORE

Indented Area After Spot/cyst? (photo)

A few weeks back I had a hudge spot on my forehead which I believe was a cystic lump. I woke up one morning and It had somehow drained and its left a... READ MORE

Does Sun Exposure Worsen Old Acne Scars?

I have scars left over from cystic acne. I went on accutane and haven't had any acne in six months, so the scars are not fresh. For my job, I am... READ MORE

Treatment for Acne Pits/scars?

I've never had acne before in my life, but earlier this year I was put on a medication called Sertraline and it gave me cystic acne for about a month.... READ MORE

Which Laser Would Work Best for Cystic and Raised Keloid Acne Scars?

I'm a 51 year old male who is looking to improve the appearance of acne scarring. I've had doctors recommend the Fraxel Repair, the Deep FX... READ MORE

Cystic Acne Scars? (photo)

I suffered with cystic acne and now trying to find treatment for acne scars. I used over the counter acne creams and just recently a TCA of 25% but... READ MORE

What Type of Scar Is Left From Cystic Acne, and What's the Best Treatment for It?

Can someone please tell me what type of acne scar this is (rolling? boxcar?) and what would be the best treatment for it? The pitting really bothers... READ MORE

Best Way to Treat This Type of Acne Scar...?

Can someone please tell me what type of acne scar this looks like (rolling? boxcar?) and what would be the best treatment for it? This is what I'm... READ MORE

Treatments for severe acne scarring (hypertrophic) on face? concerned mainly about cheeks area (photos)

30 year old male, half asian, half white ethnicity. Have done a lot of research on First got severe cystic acne junior year of HS. Took two... READ MORE

What can I do to treat the dark spots left after cystic acne on my butt and inner thigh healed? (Photo)

I have been to a dermatologist. I have taken doxycycline, clindamycin topically, erythromycin, tretinoin, benzoyl peroxide, tazorac, finacea,and... READ MORE

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