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Treatment for acne scars - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   please proceed with your health query
User :   hi doctor my girlfriend has acne scars till now she was taking
User :   iso sorene
User :   iso sopretne
User :   i think
User :   but there has not beeen much imporevement in s=acne scars
User :   is there any
User :   laser solution available that can help her
User :   so that the scars can be removed in 2-3 sittings
Doctor :   acne scars have two approaches
Doctor :   1) to prevent further scars and treatment of acne
Doctor :   2) laser treatment and other chemical procedures to dissolve the scars
Doctor :   the treatment decision depends on extent of scars and the depth of scars
User :   ok
User :   its not that much
Doctor :   if they are deep, then a cosmetologist opinion might be needed
User :   ok
Doctor :   to look for permanent solution
Doctor :   is she on treatment for acne?
User :   yeah
Doctor :   does she have active acne ?
User :   some medicine she is taking which forms a layer under skin
User :   not active acne any more
User :   only scars
User :   left
Doctor :   what treatment and cleaning regime is she following?
User :   she takes
User :   some medicine named derma cms
User :   and niltan
Doctor :   ok.
User :   she has been taking it for 5-6 months
User :   the scar have reduced
Doctor :   are the scars better?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   then she can continue taking them
User :   but not permanently yeah better but nt to great extent
User :   its been six months
Doctor :   for permanent treatment of scars, she will require
Doctor :   examination done by cosmetologist/plastic surgeon
User :   ok
Doctor :   to decide on the treatment option
User :   ok
User :   can she get it done in chennai
User :   n how much wud it cost
Doctor :   if she fits into the criteria for laser treatment, then she can proceed with it
User :   k
Doctor :   it depends on how many sessions she requires, cost can be discussed in the institution she is going to go
User :   ok
User :   thanks doctor
User :   post the laser treatment will the sskin
User :   become smooth
Doctor :   it is known to become smooth.
User :   ok thnks
Doctor :   sometimes scars can get worse, and if it does happen with first session
Doctor :   then further sessions should be avoided
User :   k ok
Doctor :   and medical treatment continued
User :   thnks for ur honest reply
User :   bbbye
Doctor :   is there anything else i can help you with?
User :   no mam
User :   bbbye
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me. bye for now.
User :   r u a dermatologist
Doctor :   I am a general physician with experience in dermatology
User :   ok
Doctor :   if you need a second opinion
User :   hmmm
User :   then
Doctor :   you can take help of our panel dermatologists
User :   how
Doctor :
Doctor :   visit this link to see list of our panel dermatologist
Doctor :   and proceed further once you choose whom to consult
User :   ok
User :   mam bbye
Doctor :
Doctor :   this link will take you to cosmetic surgeon of our panel
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