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jgurriere
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Acne scar treatments
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I have some red marks left behind from healed acne. I am getting married in 5 months. What is the best treatment (creams, kits, lasers ect) to get rid of these? I want even looking skin for my wedding...

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Dr.StevenWeiner


Facial plastic surgeon
Santa Rosa Beach, FL
United States
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March 7, 2009 1:06 PM

If it's just red marks, retin A and hydroquinone (my pref is Obagi) should clear it up. If there is multiple scars, the Fraxel re:pair I feel will give you fairly good results without the (more)
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drcaloca


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TIJUANA, Mexico
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  ACNE SCARS
December 29, 2008 1:19 AM

The Best Procedure to improve on the scars left behind by acne is SURGICAL DERMABRASION. This procedure gets id of the fine scars and improves the deeper ones dramatically. The total (more)
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