Treatment for Pitted and Pigmented Back Acne Scars?

I'm African-American (dark-skinned) and I have pitted and pigmented acne scars on my back. What acne scar treatment would be good for me? Will it be covered by Medicaid?

Doctor Answers 1

Avoid the laser

With darkly complected skin you should avoid the laser. You could do a Melanage chemical peel which will help more with the pigmentation than with the scars. Un- fortunately none of this is covered by Medicaid.

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