IS there ANY doctor out there that can save my skin? (photo)

I have suffered w/ severe cystic acne for years. Yes, I am guilty of 'picking at blemishes'. However, the bigger majority of my scars are from the acne & cysts. I have since gotten it under control; diet, water, hormones & the right skin care regimen has helped exponentially. So w/ all of that, I am now left w/ ugly huge pores, discoloration, ice-picked scars, & spider-veins. I think lasers will do more damage then good. Is there a doctor that would be willing to take this on? I'm hopeless...

Doctor Answers 2

Acne scar treatments include Melarase creams and lasers

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Our office specializes in scar treatments of the face and body. The first step would be to begin topical therapy with Melarase creams and a retinoid; followed by sequential laser therapy and chemical peels (Melapeels) to improve surface texture and appearance.

Raffy Karamanoukian MD FACS
Los Angeles

Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
4.8 out of 5 stars 95 reviews

Acne scar treatment

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A combination, sequentially treatment with bleaching creams, laser resufacing, micro-needling along with platelet-rich plasma gel can go a long way to improve your facial skin appearance.

Jan Zemplenyi, MD
Bellevue Facial Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 17 reviews

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