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About Laser Treatment for acne scars
I am 24 years old male and have been suffering from acne from last 10 years. I have medium sized scars on my face. I would like to know which laser treatment can be best for my scars?

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Baltimore, MD
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Acne Scars  November 1, 2012 11:44 AM

The gold standard for laser skin resurfacing is the carbon dioxide laser.
Fractional carbon dioxide laser is very helpfull when using the deep frctional resurfacing along with the traditional resurfacing.

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los angeles, CA
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Fractionated CO2  November 1, 2012 11:52 AM

There are lots of laser systems on the market right now, but the most effective for acne scars remains the fractionated CO2 devices. The brand matters less than the experience of the practitioner. Downtime is moderate at around a week to a week and a half. I would make sure that you are not actively breaking out and count on a couple of sessions spaced several months apart. I am assuming that there are more than a few scars. For individual scars (i.e. less than 15 or so), I would suggest subcision and filling with a hyaluronic acid filler. Hope that helps.

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Miami, FL
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  November 2, 2012 6:27 AM

Yes but best to be seen in person



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