Dark spots left from pimples - what's the fastest way to get rid of them or fade them.

i am on an acne medication called tactupump my acne is under control but i need these dark spots to go away

Doctor Answers 3

Reducing the signs of dark spots from pimples

In our practice, we have found that most patients find improvement with topical treatment such as Hydroquinone and Retin A.  It may take a few months to see results. We do carry a medical grade skin care line that commonly treats these types of skin issues.  If you would like quicker results, laser skin resurfacing may be an option if you're a candidate.  I would suggest a consultation to determine the best route.  

Dr. Philip Solomon

Toronto Facial Plastic Surgeon
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PIH from acne

This is treated usually with topicals such as Retin A and hydroquinone. If it persists after several months of treatment, chemical peels, fraxel or QS laser will help.

Steven F. Weiner, MD
Panama City Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Dark Mark Solutions--Clear + Brilliant laser, microneedling/prp, skin lightening, peels

These can be improved with a combination of lasers, microneedling/prp, skin lightening and peels. I recommend a formal consultation with an acne scarring expert. Best, Dr. Emer

Jason Emer, MD
Los Angeles Dermatologic Surgeon
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