Red marks or brown marks left on the skin where acne has occurred but now the acne has cleared is a common complaint among acne patients. Most acne patients feel these red or brown marks make their skin appear more broken out and uneven than it really is. Treatments are available to help lighten and remove these old acne marks. Topical agents such as Glo Therapeutics Clear Healing Gel , Skinceuticals Redness Neutralizer, or Biafine reduce red marks more quickly. Neocutis Bio-restorative Hydrogel with PSP can slow down early scarring. ightening creams can be used. The Genesis Procedure, a gentle, painless, no downtime laser treatment can speed up the process of reducing the red and brown marks. Finally a micro-hydrodermabrasion (DERMALINFUSION®) or superficial peels such as salicylic acid or alpha hydroxy acid chemical peels can help.