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Treat Acne Scars with Melarase Skin Brightening Complex Melarase AM and Melarase PM

Dark Spots and Acne Scars: Melarase Creams

Acne scars can become discolored leading to uneven skin tone and color.  the Melarase Skin Brightening Complex line of products can help clear discoloration from acne scars.  Melarase AM Daily UV Protect with spf 30 and Melarase PM Night Moisturizer contain skin lighteners that balance skin tone and diminish the appearance of dark acne scars.

The result, more even skin tone and fewer acne spots.  May be used in conjunction with acne and rosacea products.  Read more about Melarase AM and Melarase PM.

Melarase creams can help improve dark spots from acne scars

Clear Dark Spots and Skin Blotches caused by Acne - Melarase AM Daily UV Protect and Melarase PM

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We all have acne at some point in our lives.  One of the most problematic issues with acne are the stubborn brown spots that develop after a pimples subside.  Dark spots and skin blotches after cystic acne can now be improved with Melarase AM  and Melarase PM Dark Spot Repair.  These products help clear dark spots, facial discoloration, and skin blotches left after a pimple goes away.  Both products can be combined with prescription and OTC acne medications. Help clear your skin and fade post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation. 

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Whitening Cream Melarase for dark scars - Purchase Melarase

Melarase Creams and Skin Discoloration:


Dark scars and hyperpigmented scars can become permanent if not treated.  Darkened scars can occur on any part of the face and body and can cause long term discoloration that cannot be hidden with makeup.  A therapeutic approach to darkened scars and hyperpigmented scars includes topical skin treatment with Melarase AM and Melarase PM skin creams. 


These creams block pigmentation at the cellular level and can be applied directly on the skin.  A twice daily regimen of Melarase AM and Melarase PM can help eradicate and improve the quality of these discolored scars. Purchase Melarase AM and Melarase PM at


Purchase Melarase creams online for dark pigmentation and dark discoloration of the skin

Treatment of chicken pox and acne scars - Los Angeles plastic surgeon for acne scars and chicken pox scars

Chickenpox scars are often difficult to treat because of the loss of dermal integrity along the scar edge that cause contour irregularities. Typically, chickenpox scars have a circular shape and precipitous edges that cause dimpling of the mid portion of the scar.  Chickenpox scars can cause permanent deformity on the skin and can be improved with a combination of laser treatment and surgical scar surgery.  Dr. Raffy Karamanoukian can provide details about scar revision treatment and laser scar treatments in the Los Angeles area.  Please call our office for scar revision at 310-998-5533.  Our office serves the Santa Monica, Beverly Hills, and Los Angles area.

Dark and hyperpigmented scars on the face and legs - Los Angeles and Santa Monica Plastic Surgeon

Treatment of Dark and Hyperpigmented Scars on the Face and Legs:


Dark or hyperpigmented scars on the legs and thighs can occur from a combination of things including trauma, cuts and scrapes, shaving, ingrown hairs, and insect bites.  Regardless of the cause, hyperpigmented scars on the legs and thighs can be treated with a combination of topical creams and scar preparations including Melaquin AM and Melaquin PM creams.


Once the skin color and complexion is improved, patients are candidates for more aggressive treatments with chemical peels and laser.  The goal of treatment for dark scars should be to improve the overall tone of the skin and this can be accomplished by regular use of Melaquin AM and Melaquin PM topical cream.  If you have questions about treatment of dark scars on the legs, call our office at 310-998-5533 in the Los Angeles area or visit to place order for Melaquin AM and Melaquin PM

Options for acne scars treatments on the face - Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, Santa Monica

Acne scars can be hyperpigmented, discolored, or indented.  Many different types of acne scars can be treated with a combination of skin resurfacing, laser acne scar treatment, IIT, subcision, or acne surgery.  Dr. Raffy Karamanoukian is an expert on acne scar revision and acne scar treatment in the Los Angeles area.  Dr. Karamanoukian is a double board certified plastic surgeon practicing in Santa Monica and Beverly Hills and can perform a multimodality treatment for acne scars. 


Subcision in an excellent technique for the stimulation of collagen production along the acne scars.  If you have question about acne scar treatment, please call our office at 310-998-5533 to schedule an appointment.

Can atrophic acne scars be treated with chemical peels?

Atrophic acne scars and depressed acne scars can cause a contour deformity on the surface of the skin.  Acne scars can occur on the face and the body and cause problems with skin contour and skin complexion.  Often these acne scars can be associated with skin discoloration and skin darkening.  Acne scars can be treated with topical creams and chemical peels, in addition to laser surfacing and acne surgery.  Dr. Raffy Karamanoukian, a Santa Monica plastic surgeon practicing at the Saint John Medical Plaza, performs acne scar revision for treatment of acne for all types of acne scars.


The mainstay of treatment in our office is the Melaquin AM and Melaquin PM Skin Brightening Complex to remove skin discoloration and even up skin tone.  These creams can be used to even the skin tone and improve the overall quality of the skin.  In addition, chemical peels are used in our office, including TCA, glycolic, and salicylic peels to improve the quality of acne scarred skin. 


Chemical peel helps exfoliate skin and remove dead impurities from the skin and pore surface.  In doing so, the skin can be refreshed and the surface of the skin improves.  Deeper chemical peels can be used for the treatment of deeper acne scars, depending on the depth of acid penetration within the skin.  Chemical peels have variable downtime with some patients having one to two days of light peeling whereas others have seven to ten days off deep peeling and redness.  For a chemical peel in Los Angeles, please call our office at 310-998-5533.

Treating Old Acne Scars with Laser or Chemical Peels: Los Angeles Acne Scar Treatment

What are some options for old acne scars?


Old acne scars are usually classified as atrophic scars resulting from a loss of dermal integrity during the inflammatory phase of acne healing.  These scars are usually associated with contour irregularities and holes and are characterized as valley scars, boxcar scars, or ice pick scars.  The most suitable option for old acne scars begins with a comprehensive consultation with Dr. Raffy Karamanoukian regarding laser scar removal treatment versus acne surgery.  Dr. Karamanoukian performs subcision, laser scar revision, and acne surgery in order to improve the contour and dimensions of acne scars.  Dr. Karamanoukian is a double board certified plastic surgeon and an expert in acne scar removal and subcision surgery.  Acne scars can also be improved with a topical cream that begins to improve the overall quality of skin and even out the color of the scars.  Hyperpigmented scars can cause abnormal shattering of old acne scars, thus worsening the cosmetic appearance. 


Dr. Karamanoukian recommends a Melaquin AM and Melaquin PM Skin Brightening Complex line of products to improve color and texture of acne scars.  Please call our office at 310-998-5533 to schedule your comprehensive consultation for acne scar removal and acne scar revision in Los Angeles.  Dr. Karamanoukian offers treatments in both Beverly Hills and Santa Monica.  Our office also provides consultation for active and inflammatory acne including acne laser treatments and Accutane.


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What are my treatment options for acne scarring on my face?


What are my treatment options for acne scarring on my face?


There are many consequences to active cystic acne including permanent acne scarring on the face back and chest.  Most acne scars are atrophic and are associated with loss of dermal integrity resulting in hollowed out areas of the skin.  Atrophic scars are characterized as pitted, ice peak, boxcar, or valley scars.  Acne scars on the face can be managed with a combination of treatment including laser resurfacing and subcision. 

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Dr. Raffy Karamanoukian provides options for acne scar treatment in Los Angeles including subcision, laser resurfacing, nonablative skin resurfacing, topical creams, punch excision, and dermabrasion.  Schedule a consultation for acne scar treatment in Los Angeles by calling 310-998-5533.

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