How can I improve facial skin tone and texture?

I have had acne since I was 14 years old. It has been 8 years, and I still have it. I was wondering if there's anything I can do to improve my facial skin tone and texture. I have various depressions and acne scars. Thank you.

Answers from doctors (2)


Celibre Medical Corporation

Published on Feb 16, 2010

Hello. There are many ways to treat acne scars. The most appropriate treatment for you will depends on your goals, finances and what kind of acne scars you have. Below are several options to look into.

Laser skin resurfacing - Full CO2, Fractional CO2, Other Fractional
Lasers, Erbium Laser Resurfacing
Subcision - this is a surgical technique used to release acne scars from
the bottom up.
Punch excision - this is a surgical technique used to remove very small
deep acne scars.
Dermabrasion - this is a surgical procedure that can resurface the skin
manually without lasers.

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Answered by Celibre Medical Corporation

Hello. There are many ways to treat acne scars. The most appropriate treatment for you will depends on your goals, finances and what kind of acne scars you have. Below are several options to look into.

Laser skin resurfacing - Full CO2, Fractional CO2, Other Fractional
Lasers, Erbium Laser Resurfacing
Subcision - this is a surgical technique used to release acne scars from
the bottom up.
Punch excision - this is a surgical technique used to remove very small
deep acne scars.
Dermabrasion - this is a surgical procedure that can resurface the skin
manually without lasers.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Esta Kronberg, M.D.

Published on Feb 16, 2010

There are a lot of things you can do to improve your skin texture and tone after suffering from acne. You can use topicals for home use such as glycolic acids, retinol type products (prescription and over the counter strengths),and TNS Recovery Serum. Glycolic peels in the office and a variety of lasers such as IPL (Photofacial) and N Lite or Regenlite Laser
can be used in the office. As you can see we have many treatment options to fit all schedules and budgets. You would need to be evaluated by a Dermatologist who specializes in the skin to better assess your best choices for you. It also depends on your skin type to decide your best treatment option. Be sure to see a Board Certified Dermatologist for this evaluation. This is a 3 year Residency to learn how to treat the skin and all of it's issues. Be picky on treats your skin.

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Answered by Esta Kronberg, M.D.

There are a lot of things you can do to improve your skin texture and tone after suffering from acne. You can use topicals for home use such as glycolic acids, retinol type products (prescription and over the counter strengths),and TNS Recovery Serum. Glycolic peels in the office and a variety of lasers such as IPL (Photofacial) and N Lite or Regenlite Laser
can be used in the office. As you can see we have many treatment options to fit all schedules and budgets. You would need to be evaluated by a Dermatologist who specializes in the skin to better assess your best choices for you. It also depends on your skin type to decide your best treatment option. Be sure to see a Board Certified Dermatologist for this evaluation. This is a 3 year Residency to learn how to treat the skin and all of it's issues. Be picky on treats your skin.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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