Q: I have very bad skin; acne and dark spots on my face. My doctor suggests laser treatments but I have heard that they could make it worse. What can I do to make my skin clear?
A: Laser is fancy way of burning the skin, and can cause post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation. Therefore I do not use laser in my practice. All of the anti-inflammatory topical products can be beneficial here, especially DMAE and alpha lipoic acid. Take anti-inflammatory supplements and apply Advanced Face Firming Activator twice daily to the area with the hyperpigmentation (dark spots). Drink at least eight glasses of water per day. You may also try a spot treatment containing glutathione on the acne lesions. To clear your skin and keep it clear you need to follow the anti-inflammatory diet—lists of good foods and bad foods can be found on my website (see anti-inflammatory diet) or in several of my books.
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