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How can I get rid of a scar using a laser?
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Dr. Todd Sisto
Breast Surgery
2 doctors agree
In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Todd Sisto
Dr. Todd Sisto
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
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In brief: Many laser goals
Lasers can accomplish many goals such as remodeling, resurfacing, vascular ablation, etc.
Depending on the scar characteristics, some lasers may provide improvement in appearance and sometimes more than one laser may be requires.

In brief: Many laser goals
Lasers can accomplish many goals such as remodeling, resurfacing, vascular ablation, etc.
Depending on the scar characteristics, some lasers may provide improvement in appearance and sometimes more than one laser may be requires.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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Dr. M. Christine Lee
Dermatology
In brief: Resurfacing lasers
You can never get rid of a scar but you can improve upon the appearance of the scar greatly by using resurfacing or ablative lasers such as co2, fractional co2, erbium:yag, or fraxel lasers.

In brief: Resurfacing lasers
You can never get rid of a scar but you can improve upon the appearance of the scar greatly by using resurfacing or ablative lasers such as co2, fractional co2, erbium:yag, or fraxel lasers.
Dr. M. Christine Lee
Dr. M. Christine Lee
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Dr. Robert Alexander
Surgery - Plastics
In brief: Probably can't
Laser are helpful in reduction of scar appearance but will not completely remove scars.
Seek a laser center near you to determine which type of laser would be best suited for you, and the chance of improvement.

In brief: Probably can't
Laser are helpful in reduction of scar appearance but will not completely remove scars.
Seek a laser center near you to determine which type of laser would be best suited for you, and the chance of improvement.
Dr. Robert Alexander
Dr. Robert Alexander
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Dr. Michael Matthew
Surgery - Plastics
In brief: You can't
You can change the color to better match the surrounding skin disguising it better, but the scar will remain.

In brief: You can't
You can change the color to better match the surrounding skin disguising it better, but the scar will remain.
Dr. Michael Matthew
Dr. Michael Matthew
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