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Severe acne since years, no improvement with laser, medicines. Effective acne reducing product?

Hello sir my name is dr.sruthi am doing ma intrn ship am having a seveir acne problem from 4 yrs i ve tried almost all medicine but no improment i even got laser done with four sessions but still no improment i dont know wt to do nw sir plz suggest me some good acne scar redusing product which is available in hydrabad my age is 23 and am having regular periods with out any problem plz kindly help me
Asked On : Tue, 9 Oct 2012
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Welcome !
I would be pleased to help you with your question     
1. You can use the over the counter salicylic acid based face wash ( eg. Neutrogena Deep pore cleanser , Normaderm Vichy) . Use the face wash twice a day .
2. Use an alcohol free toner for the free outflow of the oil from the oil glands after using the face wash. ( e. Sebamed toner)
3. If you are using a sunscreen you should use a light water based SPF 15 sunscreen.
4. Do not use a moisturizer untill necessary as heavy moisturizer use can cause more acne on skin .

Dermatological CLINIC Based Services:

1. Salicylic acid is a a form a peel treatment , a liquid which is applied over the skin by the doctor. This is kept on the skin for a period of 5 minutes and removed out with water. The peel seeps in the skin and controls the size of the oil glands giving rise to acne . It also has mild antibiotic properties.
2. The dermatologist might prescribe you certain oral or topical application antibiotics.,

The above regimen is ideal for controlling your acne . The Peel treatment is the best treatment which has an advantage of not only controlling your acne but will also improve your complexion .
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