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Scars and stretch marks


If you have a scar or stretch marks that bother you, a cosmetic treatment can help. Find out what results you can expect and what you should know before getting treatment.

Scars

10 things to know before having laser treatment for a scar

To get impressive results and avoid serious side effects, it’s important to know these basic facts before you have laser treatment for a scar.

Acne scars: Treatment

Treatment varies with the type of acne scars you have. Find out about the different treatments that dermatologists use and what works best for each type of scar.

What does microdermabrasion do for acne scars?

While some patients do like the way that microdermabrasion makes their skin look and feel, it does not address deep scars caused by acne.

Will my scar go away?

Many scars will fade without treatment. Although treatment can help, it’s always best to prevent a scar whenever possible.

Scars: Treatment

Different types of scars require different treatment. Your age and how long you’ve had the scar may also affect the types of treatment that will work best for you. It’s important to have a dermatologist examine it before it’s treated.


Stretch marks

Stretch marks: Why they appear and how to get rid of them

A stretch mark is a type of scar that develops when our skin stretches or shrinks quickly. Here’s what can help fade stretch marks more quickly than time.

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