Which is Better for Removal of Acne, Acne Scars and Uneven Skin Tone, Laser or Chemical Peel?

My skin is very bad I have pores, some small acnes ,acne scars and very wide dark circles . I really need a fast and effective way to fix my skin problems, also I would like to know more about the chemical peeling , how ling does it takes to see results and does it leave any visible peeling before seeing the final results?

Doctor Answers 1

Best treatment for pigment, large pores and scars of acne.

There is no single treatment that will do it all for you.   First of all you need to make sure you are on optimal home skin care.  I would highly suggest you purchase a Clarisonic Ultrasonic skin cleansing brush with whatever system you are using and be sure your night time program is using Retin A.  A combination of appropriate peels to exfoliate and open your skin as well as to focus on pigmentation alternated with a fractional laser treatment to smooth the skin and diminish scars would be ideal.  Good luck!

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