Hyperpigmented scars left over from acne on my face arms & back. What is the best treatment? (Photos)
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Dark discoloration on the skin
Acne Scarring -- Requires a Combination of Fractional Laser Resurfacing, Fillers Like Bellafill, Subcision and Eclipse Micropen
Post Inflammatory Hyperpigmentation
You would do very well to combine the ZO Medical Kit below along with use of Retin-A at night, starting with only 3 nights per week. There are prescription components in the system so you will need to find a doctor's office that carries this line. This would be for your face. For your body they make a product called Brightamax. You can go to the ZO Skinhealth Website and use the Find a Doctor feature to see who near you carries the products. THe non prescription ones can be obtained online but you really need the Melamix, Melamin and Retin A and those are Rx only.
Lisa Vuich, MD
ZO® Multi-Therapy Hydroquinone System - RX
An all-encompassing system formulated to help treat hyperpigmentation, severe texture damage, sun damage and general skin health restoration.
Melamin™ Skin Bleaching & Correcting Crème – Net Wt. 32 g / 1.12 Oz.
Glycogent™ Exfoliationg Accelerator, 10% Concentration – 30 mL / 1 Fl. Oz.
Melamix™ Skin Lightener & Blending Crème – Net Wt. 32 g / 1.12 Oz.
Ossential® Daily Power Defense – 30 mL / 1 Fl. Oz.
Oclipse-C™ Broad-Spectrum Sunscreen SPF 50 – Net Wt. 60 g / 2 Oz.
- Treats moderate to severe hyperpigmentation, especially melasma
- Treats severely dry, dull, rough and leathery textured skin to help restore a smooth, healthy glow
- Great to use as pre/post procedure skin conditioning to help maintain results longer
- Helps improve overall appearance and quality of skin
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