Question about Acne Treatment Products: i have acne an dark spots left by it what q266

Article Medically reviewed by Dr. Gavin Chan (MBBS, cosmetic physician, liposuctionist)

Dr. Gavin Chan

Templestowe Lower and Berwick Clinics

Dr. Gavin Chan has a background in intensive care, anaesthesia, and emergency medicine. Since 2004, Dr. Chan has provided cosmetic procedures, including anti-wrinkle injections, dermal fillers, liposuction, fat transfer, skin needling, and laser treatments. He is a doctor trainer for various dermal fillers and anti-wrinkle injections.
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Question:

I have acne an dark spots left by it, what the best thing to get rid of the spots? and the acne , something that will work. and not too expensive. my biggest problems are the dark spots Its killing me, what will gt rid of it?

Answer:

These dark spots after acne are called post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation. They typically occur in people with olive or darker skin types, and can take quite a while to subside naturally. We can use a topical lotion or cream called Kligman’s formula that helps to reduce the presence of this pigmentation. Also an appropriate sunscreen and sun avoidance can help.  Other than that, making sure that your acne is appropriately treated is of utmost importance as it will prevent new spots from forming.

Dr. Gavin Chan
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