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What are the different options for resurfacing and what gives the best results?
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Dr. M. Christine Lee
Dermatology
In brief: Many, CO2 best
Options for resurfacing are lasers, chemical acid peels, dermabrasion.
Dermabrasion has higher risk of scarring and permanent loss of pigment. Chemical peels are an inexpensive option for resurfacing but less effective and predictable than lasers. Co2 laser is the gold standard for resurfacing. It gives the best results but requires great skill and experience to perform safely.

In brief: Many, CO2 best
Options for resurfacing are lasers, chemical acid peels, dermabrasion.
Dermabrasion has higher risk of scarring and permanent loss of pigment. Chemical peels are an inexpensive option for resurfacing but less effective and predictable than lasers. Co2 laser is the gold standard for resurfacing. It gives the best results but requires great skill and experience to perform safely.
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