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Does laser treatment really work in treating scars?

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Dr. Karen Han
Dermatology
5 doctors agree

In brief: Sometimes

Scars are physiological response to injuries of the skin.
Scars come in different forms: red, raised, depigmented, thinned, pitted, stretch mark like, or any combination of the above. Lasers work well to correct the redness. However, all of the other components require "reinjury" by the laser, with the hopes of "proper re-recovery" of the skin. This is difficult, so only partially effective.

In brief: Sometimes

Scars are physiological response to injuries of the skin.
Scars come in different forms: red, raised, depigmented, thinned, pitted, stretch mark like, or any combination of the above. Lasers work well to correct the redness. However, all of the other components require "reinjury" by the laser, with the hopes of "proper re-recovery" of the skin. This is difficult, so only partially effective.
Dr. Karen Han
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Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
Dermatology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

There are specific laser machine/equipment treating scars.

In brief: Yes

There are specific laser machine/equipment treating scars.
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
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