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What's the best way to get rid of blackheads?


I am 42 yrs old and looking for the best way to get rid of black heads. I recently had co2 fractional lasar therapy for my melasma and it seemed to help with the black heads (an unexpected benefit). I am wondering if there is anything surgical or cosmetic that can help permanently. I wash daily with an exfoliating black head wash and still have a terrible time. I need aggressive therapy at this point.

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samir


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Baltimore, MD
United States
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  Black heads
January 4, 2011 12:39 PM

Retin A seems to help with the control. and Facial on a monthly basis.
Fractional CO2 laser can help. (more)
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