A 42-year-old female asked:
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How do I find a dermatologist who uses a pulsed dye laser to help improve scar appearance?

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Dr. Donald Shenenberger
24 years experience in Dermatology
Ask one: Most dermatologists will tell you on their practice website what lasers they employ. You can certainly call an individual practice and ask also. Visit aad.Org to search for dermatologists in your area.
Answered on May 2, 2015

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