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Clindamycin topical, Differin and other effective treatments are commonly prescribed for acne. While Clindamycin topical is a topical antibiotic, it is effective for treating inflammatory acne . On the other hand, Topical Differin or Adapalene is more effective in treatin...
4 Oct 2019
Hi, Your photo suggests that you have papular (small raised bumps) post-acne scars rather than true keloids. These are common on the nose, chin, chest and back in susceptible patients after active inflammatory acne. It is most important to control your acne ...
21 Jul 2019
Hi! Your boxcar and rolling acne scars can be improved and smoothened to a significant extent - improvement by a few grades on the acne severity score or up to 80% improvement. I use a combination of different types of acne scar treatments to target acne scars thoroughly . The types of trea...
5 Apr 2019
The photos do show depressed scars with pigmentation. In general, it is advisable not to squeeze your pimples as there is greater tendency to leave scars if pimples are squeezed. It is also important to ensure that active acne is controlled to prevent new scars from forming. Topi...
4 Mar 2019
Hi, the red scars of yours are Post Inflammatory Erythema (PIE). What is Post Inflammatory Erythema (PIE)? Red acne marks / scars otherwise known as post inflammatory erythema (PIE) can be stubborn and often a source of frustration. Even with no treatment, PIE marks eventua...
6 Mar 2019
Mild moderate acne scarring
Hi, You have a combination of shallow rolling and box car acne scars. These can be improved and smoothened to a large extent - improvement by a few grades on the acne severity score. I begin acne scar treatments start with diagnosis of your scar type, skin type and ability to ...
4 Mar 2019
Acne is a chronic recurrent skin condition with varying degrees of severity ranging from comedones to papules, papulopastular to cystic acne. It is unfortunate that you are getting recurrent cystic acne as these tends to heal with scarring. The causes are multifactorial and ...
27 Feb 2019
Your concern about those large pores are shared by many. At 26, your skin still looks pretty sebaceous - still on the oily side - which is normal at your age. No matter what treatment you choose to do, I think the most important part is to retard/ prevent what is causing the open po...
2 Mar 2019
Severe acne scars and large pores
Hi, Severe acne scars can be improved and smoothened to a significant extent - improvement by a few grades on the acne severity score or up to 80% improvement. Your acne scar types are rolling and box car acne scars. The most suitable treatments to give you good results...
22 Feb 2019
Hi! Thank you for your question and photos. From your photos, you have a combination of acne scars - you have depressed scars (ice pick acne scars, box-scar acne scars) and post-inflammatory erythema (red marks) . It is best to treat these acne scars early and to take pr...
19 Feb 2019
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