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can laser treatment get rid of scars

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
12 years experience Podiatry
Scar treatment: CO2 and infrared lasers are used for scar reduction/removal attempt. There are also different types of prescription and over the counter creams/ointme ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Megan Jack
20 years experience Plastic Surgery
Scar treatment: Depending on the problem with the scar there are treatments to improve them but nothing will completely remove them. I treat pigmented scars with bbl ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonard Grossman
35 years experience Plastic Surgery
See below: That really depends on the type of scars you have. Generally speaking, scars never disappear, but they may look better after laser treatment. Good luc ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Peel vs Laser: Your doctor had the advantage of being able to see the kind and event of scarring your are looking to improve and what your skin type is. Patients wit ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Mele
31 years experience Plastic Surgery
Seeing is believing: A doctor who has seen you has more information than we can get from you online. Scars cannot be completely removed. They are how we heal; however, som ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
21 years experience Plastic Surgery
Use : Biocorneum (or other silicone based products.) and stay out of sun. And time will help.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Very similar: Both techniques remove the top layers of the skin and are usually limited to epidermis. However most scars occur in the dermis. Peels or laser resurfa ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Your best option is: to make an appointment with a Board Certified Dermatologist near you. He/she will be able to evaluate your problem and discuss multiple different opti ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Wick
Dr. Mark Wick answered
Specializes in Pathology
Acne scars: Laser treatment or dermabrasion are both helpful.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes, but may not : This may not necessarily produce and improvement.

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