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Chicken pox marks, scratched by mistake, scars on nose and forehead, dark and visible, treatment

I am 19 years old male and I had chicken pox 3 years ago and I scratched the acne unknown of the factor that it might leave scars on my face and now I have two scars on my nose and three on forehead and some on my cheek . The nose scars really look very bad. They are very dark and visible. Please let me know what can I do to get rid of them. Thanks God Bless.
Asked On : Tue, 8 May 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response

thanks for using healthcare magic.
i will be glad to be of assistance
scars are something that results due to loss of tissue.
more like holes.
if there is dark scar that you are talking about, then its more like hyperpigmentation which happens after acne.

for scars , dermaroller is an ideal option.
it is also called microneedling. this improves scars to quite some extent.

they wont be so visible as they might be now after this treatment.

4 sessions would help, each at a gap of 2 months.

in case of hyperpigmentation, i will advise you to apply glycolic acid 6% on the face at night daily.

please let me know your queries.
hope my recommendations are useful to you.
Answered: Tue, 8 May 2012
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Dermatologist Dr. Puvvula Kishore Kumar's  Response
Hi...dear user..,
Thanks for choosing HCM..,
Scars due to Acne are called POST PIGMENTED INFLAMMATION...PPI.,
Scars are two types...Hypertrophic or Atrophic..,
Chickenpox scars are usually ...Atrophic type..,
According type of scar only...follow the treatment..,
Chemial peeling..,
LASER treatment...,
Here LASER is the best among other..,
it is less invasive , good result within short time..,
but expensive...
Among....FRACTIONAL CO2 Laser is best option..,
Higher safety, comfortable, patient downtime..,
So consult good meanwhile..,
1) 6% Glycolic peels.....MELA WASH..daily 2 times keep 10 mts time..,
wash thoroughly...,
2) Skin lightening creams like...Kojic acid and vit C cream....(KOJIC-curatio).,
night times use..,
3) Morning times before going out ....use SUNSCREEN LOTION...
SHADOWZ...Dr..reddy's ...thanQ
Answered: Sun, 13 May 2012
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