A 48-year-old member asked:
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does laser scar removal for acne scars really work?

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Dr. Marguerite Barnett
41 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes and no: Once a scar has been made, there is currently no technology that can create a scarless area but there are several including lasers which can help. Techniques are dependent on the experience and skill of the practitioner as well as the response of the individual, all a which are highly variable. For best results, seek someone with a lot of experience with your particular problem.
Answered on Aug 5, 2015
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Dr. Anil Shah
Dr. Anil Shah answered
20 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Depends: Lasers can treat some superficial types of scars. Usually deeper scars need a varied approach. Possible therapies can include: subcision, cross tca, medical roll cit, dermabrasion, laser and other treatments, including prp.
Answered on Aug 27, 2013
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