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Which is a more effective treatment for acne scars: chemical peeling or laser skin resurfacing?

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Dr. Bruce Genter answered

Specializes in Plastic Surgery

In general, a deep laser peel will be more effective, but the recovery time will be longer than a moderate chemical peel.

Answered Aug 28, 2013

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Dr. Ronald Buckman answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

Laser is more effective overall. By using different lasers and laser techniques the depth of surface removed can be finely controlled for optimal response and result. No method is 100% successful.

Answered Dec 22, 2014

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