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can laser treatment remove scars

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Dr. Darryl Blinski
45 years experience in Plastic Surgery
TX "icepick"scars: NO! Other TX's - subcision, fillers, fat grafting, etc.

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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
It will vary greatly: I see that you are in the us and if you phone a medical school, the dermatology residents (who are super-smart and up-to-date) might welcome you at a ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Improve not remove: Micro or traditional dermabrasion with or without the use of chemical peels as well as various agents such as bleaching agents or Alpha and beta hydro ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Megan Jack
20 years experience in 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
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience in Dermatology
There are so many: types of laser treatments, it depends on the wavelength laser you choose, but usually it works by heating up the collagen and elastin in the dermis to ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
49 years experience in Dermatology
Yes: There are specific laser machine/equipment treating scars.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Megan Jack
20 years experience in 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 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience in Podiatry
Very safe: Long term effects should be to lessen the scar.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Not usually but IPL : Although it is generally not a good ideal to have laser while experiencing active lesions, some physicians will perform "blue light" therapy or photod ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Recommend: assessment with a board certified dermatologist or facial plastic surgeon.

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