Severe Acne/ Acne Scars Help Please! (photos)

What products can I use to get rid of this acne and the scars? I've tried many things such as maximum strength salicylic acid and benzoyl peroxide. I can't afford to go to dermatologist and I'm really desperate at this point. Please help recommend what I can use to get rid of scars and clear my skin. Thanks!

Doctor Answers 3

Options for dark scars after acne

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I would start with options for PIH which include fractional laser, Melapads daily, and Melarase AM and Melarase PM. Best, Dr. KaramanoukianLos Angeles


Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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Control of acne before scars

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This is very important, a lot of your scars are actually PIH or skin darkening, provided you don't have more outbreaks, these will fade in 4-8 months. Picosure or picosecond lasers are indicated in your case because they can help with mild scaring and pigmentation changes.All the bestDr Davin Lim Laser and aesthetic dermatologistBrisbane, Australia. 

Acne Scarring -- Requires a Combination of Fractional Laser Resurfacing, Fillers Like Bellafill, Subcision and Eclipse Micropen

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Treat acne with isotretionin to get rid of it completely. A combination approach is needed to get the best outcome for acne scarring. I suggest you see an expert who can get you on a short and long term plan including lasers, fillers, subcision, and skin care. Best, Dr. Emer 

Jason Emer, MD
Los Angeles Dermatologic Surgeon
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