Member since 5/11/2011


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Questions from Hope11

What Type of Treatment Do You Suggest for Ice Pick Scars and Rolling Scars from Post Acne?

Broke out for the first time ever with cystic acne in Dec 2010. Went on antibiotics (Doxycycline and Tetracycline) for 3 months along with topicals (Benzaclin (am), Retin A... READ MORE

Retin A Cream and V-Beam Laser

I've been using Retin A to prevent cystic acne from developing again. I use it only at night. I've also started V-Beam laser treatment to help reduce the redness... READ MORE

Does Retin-A Make Indentations Worse?

I've been reading a lot of mixed reviews on the pros and cons of Retin A. I'm clear of acne but just dealing with scars and indented skin issues. I've been... READ MORE

How Long After a V-Beam Laser Treatment Should You Continue Sun Prevention?

I've done 3 v-beam treatments over the course of a few months now. It's become hot and sunny recently and since it has my face has been tingling. I wear spf50 and also... READ MORE

Icepick Scar Treatment

Can anyone suggest a good treatment for someone with icepick scars. See attached photos. I went to a derma today and she told me these were deep pitted ice pick scars but could... READ MORE

What Treatment Would You Recommend for Ice Pick Scars?

I've been told they are ice pick but i don't know if all of them are ice pick or just some of them. I have a feeling I have a mixture of ice pick and boxscar/rolling... READ MORE

Fractional Laser Skin Resurfacing (Palomar) Vs. Laser Genesis (Both Non Ablative)

I had slight indents - ice pick and other scars on cheeks from cystic acne. Slight redness as well. Have been advised different treatments everywhere I go. Skin type... READ MORE

Discussions started by Hope11

I have a combination of ice pick and others. I need to know what treatment & what makeup tips to use to cover indents.

I'm struggling with ways to cover the indents at the moment. I'm undergoing V-beam laser to help fade the color/redness but what other treatments can i use to help with... READ MORE

Recent comments from Hope11

Yep same thing my brother and fiance keep reassuring me only I can see them - but i know thats not true. I use my hair to try to keep them covered but now it's summertime and it's HOT to keep my hair down always. Will let you know what... READ COMMENT

Yes, it's the indents that bother me the most. Redness can be covered by good foundation so thats not an issue as such. These indents SUCK and take the life out of me. I obsess about them on a daily basis. It's pretty bad on my cheeks -... READ COMMENT

I'm using a 0.05% and have been using it since January of this year. I had active acne then, which ended in March of this year. I've been acne free since then but dealing with RED marks and lots of indented skin textures. Did yu have... READ COMMENT