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How can I get rid of a scar using a laser?

How can I get rid of a scar using a laser?

By having God do it: It's a common misconception that lasers can circumvent the normal eventualities and exigencies of the healing of the human body. Once a scar is created it is present ever after. The remodeling of the skin can result in one with such a fine line that the typical human can't perceive it at a conversational distance but this has more to do with the skin physiology of that individual than it does w. ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Press
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Scarring (Definition)

A scar is the result of the body healing. It is the end product of a long cascade of signals and cellular repair that takes approximately a year to complete, and a lifetime to maintain. It is a normal process that occurs whenever ...Read more


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How can I get rid of minor acne scars without going through expensive lasers?

How can I get rid of minor acne scars without going through expensive lasers?

Obagi blue peel : It depends on if you have been on a skin care regime preparing your skin for the blue peel you can actually see a dramatic change after one. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get rid of hypertrophic scars if they're at least a year old, without using lasers or surgery? Or drastically reduce appearance?

Is it possible to get rid of hypertrophic scars if they're at least a year old, without using lasers or surgery?  Or drastically reduce appearance?

Difficult: Scars mature with time. After 1yr they approach their final appearance. Without surgery, pressure and silicone gel sheets can decrease prominence. Scars can further change as your body changes (age, weight, puberty) so be patient. ...Read more

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Does the laser treatment completely get rid of scars?

Does the laser treatment completely get rid of scars?

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 to lighten them, thick scars with fractional laser to soften them, or bad or wide scars with surgery to cut out the scar and re-sew it a more cosmetically pleasing way. The laser approach requires a series of treatments to be effective--often 5-6. ...Read more

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How to get rid of zit scars with laser?

How to get rid of zit scars with laser?

Resurfacing: Resurfacing or ablative lasers such as co2, fractional co2, erbium, fraxel can help with the skin texture making the indentations or depressions of acne scarring look better. The discolorations associated with acne scarring can be improved with pulsed dye, ktp, nd:yag lasers and ipl (intense pulsed light). ...Read more

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What type of laser treatment can get rid of hyper pigmentation scars ?

What type of laser treatment can get rid of hyper pigmentation scars

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Scar treatment: CO2 and infrared lasers are used for scar reduction/removal attempt. There are also different types of prescription and over the counter creams/ointments that can help greatly diminish the appearance of scars. Surgical scarring can be reduced with suturing technique as well as treatment during the healing phase. ...Read more

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I have scars on my legs is there a possible way to get rid of them completely? I've had laser but I still have black dots on my legs.

I have scars on my legs is there a possible way to get rid of them completely? I've had laser but I still have black dots on my legs.

Sorry,: there is no way to eliminate existing scars completely, ie, as if they were never there. You will just have to live with them and try to camouflage as best you can. ...Read more

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Scars (Definition)

A scar a condition in which an injury (a cut, ...Read more