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How old should you be to have laser surgery for acne scars?
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Dr. J David Holcomb
Facial Plastic Surgery
3 doctors agree
In brief: Age isn't main issue
Generally ablative laser treatments that remove tissue are recommended after active acne breakouts have stopped.
This often doesn't occur until late teen years or after (parental consent may be required). Ablative laser treatments should be delayed for at least one year after Accutane use. A variety of other laser/light treatments for active acne can help control breakouts and reduce scarring.

In brief: Age isn't main issue
Generally ablative laser treatments that remove tissue are recommended after active acne breakouts have stopped.
This often doesn't occur until late teen years or after (parental consent may be required). Ablative laser treatments should be delayed for at least one year after Accutane use. A variety of other laser/light treatments for active acne can help control breakouts and reduce scarring.
Dr. J David Holcomb
Dr. J David Holcomb
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Dr. Stephen Friedman
Dermatology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Any Age
Laser surgery for acne may be utilized for patients of any age.
Acne is a skin condition that affects those in puberty or adolescence.

In brief: Any Age
Laser surgery for acne may be utilized for patients of any age.
Acne is a skin condition that affects those in puberty or adolescence.
Dr. Stephen Friedman
Dr. Stephen Friedman
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