A 44-year-old member asked:
Disclaimer

Laser skin resurfacing--reimbursed if acne scars?

1 doctor answer
Dr. Robert Alexander
26 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Usually not: Insurance typically will help with the management and control of acne infections, but do not often pay for the care of the scarring that results.
Answered on Mar 26, 2013

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month

Related questions:

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Sudy
26 years experience in Aesthetic Medicine
Laser generally safe: Laser skin resurfacing can improve, but generally not eliminate, acne scars. Shallow scars respond more favorably than deeper, ice pick scars. Complic ... Read More
5
5 thanks
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sire
53 years experience in Dermatology
Yes for some scars: In our experience it has been useful for either atrophic acne scars and some of the red elevated scars. We have used both the pulsed dye laser and th ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
It's worth it: Please forgive my frankness. Acne scars are a serious liability especially for a young woman. There's no "right" or "wrong" but this is a fact of life ... Read More
2
2 comments
1
1 thank
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: It can done in the hans of a competent person by the right piece of equipment
1
1 comment

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month