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I have Acne scaring, very deep, can it be fixed ? my face is very thin, can I have fuller face?


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CO2 laser and fillers can help  July 25, 2011 11:43 AM

Acne scarring is treatable but there are no shortcuts. The best method currently is fractionated CO2 laser. You will have about a week of downtime and there is some mild discomfort (not pain, just a feeling of tightness and heat - like a sunburn) but you will get real results. You will most likely need more than one treatment.
In terms of filling out the face, fillers can work for subtle and natural looking changes, but I would need to see a picture to know where and how much filler to use. I mostly use Radiesse for increasing the volume of the face. It is a safe and effective filler that lasts a good amount of time.

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