Best Way to Thin out Oily Skin ?

is there any way to thin out thick , oily nose skin (only skin) ?

Doctor Answers 1

Thick oily skin of the nose

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Some people have very thick pilosebaceous skin of the nose. The pores are dense and the oil glands very thick. Accutane can shrink the pores but there are risks and it is not indicated for anything other than scarring cystic acne.  Sculpting a thinner nose with carbon dioxide laser, radiofrequency (Ellman) and dermabarasion all have risks of scarring, hypopigmenation and irregular surface contour.   Unfortunately, there is no perfect solution for this problem.  Fraxel Restore may or may not help, but if it does, I doubt it will provide signifcant improvement.

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