How can i get rid of spots and marks left from Adult Acne?

Hi I 31 years old and still get acne. There are red blotches and spot marks left over. I also have a spot scar on the end of my nose that has been there years that i want to get rid of. What are my options?

Answers from doctors (3)


Rejuve

Published on Mar 11, 2010

Most likely the marks/scars you are talking about are only improved with laser treatments. There are stronger lasers (ablative lasers) such as the CO2 or erbium yag which have the highest yield but cause the most downtime. Other nonablative lasers can be used such as the Fraxel. They have less downtime but you would need to do a series of treatments.

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Answered by Rejuve

Most likely the marks/scars you are talking about are only improved with laser treatments. There are stronger lasers (ablative lasers) such as the CO2 or erbium yag which have the highest yield but cause the most downtime. Other nonablative lasers can be used such as the Fraxel. They have less downtime but you would need to do a series of treatments.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Esta Kronberg, M.D.

Published on Mar 01, 2010

You have several treatment options for your acne scars. You can be treated with home glycolic lotion, glycolic peels, Photofacial and Fraxel Laser. You would need a consultation with a Board Certified dermatologist or Board Certified Plastic surgeon to decide your best program that fits your scars and your budget. The beauty is that we have something for all budgets. Please be picky on your physician selection. Don't go by ads or specials to pick your doctor of choice. Go by their reputation when you are treating your face.

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Answered by Esta Kronberg, M.D.

You have several treatment options for your acne scars. You can be treated with home glycolic lotion, glycolic peels, Photofacial and Fraxel Laser. You would need a consultation with a Board Certified dermatologist or Board Certified Plastic surgeon to decide your best program that fits your scars and your budget. The beauty is that we have something for all budgets. Please be picky on your physician selection. Don't go by ads or specials to pick your doctor of choice. Go by their reputation when you are treating your face.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Celibre Medical Corporation

Published on Mar 01, 2010

We use one of two methods, laser treatments and topical skin care products. If the spots are colored, we can either use pulsed dye lasers (for red spots) or q-switched lasers (for brown spots). For topical treatments we use hydroquinone bleaching creams for brown spots.

It sounds like the spot on the end of the nose may be better suited for laser treatments.

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Answered by Celibre Medical Corporation

We use one of two methods, laser treatments and topical skin care products. If the spots are colored, we can either use pulsed dye lasers (for red spots) or q-switched lasers (for brown spots). For topical treatments we use hydroquinone bleaching creams for brown spots.

It sounds like the spot on the end of the nose may be better suited for laser treatments.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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