What can I do about my acne scars from ingrown hairs?
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Laser Hair Removal for prevention
This can be a common problem. It's common in certain racial or ethnic groups as well as certain parts of the body. The major treatment would be to prevent them from occurring. This can be done with various things like laser hair removal, particularly if it's an area that you don't want to grow the hair. Ingrown hairs cause an inflammatory process, so anything to decrease the inflammation in the area is also helpful. After treating the cause or thus preventing the ingrown hair, I often find using treatments that help eliminate the post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation in the area, as well as any secondary infections is useful.
Acne Scarring -- Requires a Combination of Fractional Laser Resurfacing, Fillers Like Bellafill, Subcision and Eclipse Micropen
Laser hair removal
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