For acne scars and surgical scars removal, should I refer to a dermatologist or a plastic surgeon or an aesthetics doctor?
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Acne Scars & Surgical Scars May Be Treated By Aesthetic Dermatologists & Plastic Surgeons
The most important thing is to find a physician in one of these "core" specialties who is board certified and possesses the experience and expertise and of course someone with whom you feel comfortable and can develop a rapport.
Good luck to you.
Scars from acne and surgery
There is no single answer to your question. The best doctor to see if the one with the most experience and with results that you think are aesthetically pleasing. While dermatologists tend to treat active acne, facial plastic and plastic surgeons tend to treat the scars left from acne and general surgical procedures.
Hope this helps!
Dr Michelle Yagoda
Acne and Surgical Scars
The best treatment would be by a physician who treats a great deal of these scars. Typically cosmetic dermatologists treat a great deal of scars but you should consult an expert. Best, Dr. Green
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