How do you get rid of acne scars with the laser?
Acne scars cannot be erased completely but active acne can be reduced as well as the presence of scars can be decreased quickly by Q switched laser treatment. Once the scars have formed then Laser treatment is only marginally effective.
Is laser treatment for acne scars permanent?
Laser treatment aids in the maturation of scar whether because of acne or other reasons. This prevents significant scar contracture and subsequent puckering and depression of the acne scars. Moreover, scars go through a shorter period of inflammation and the dark color improves quickly. These results obtained after multiple sessions are permanent and stable. Medical treatment should be started simultaneously to prevent increased acne and inflammation.
Is Laser for acne scars safe?
Laser for active acne scars is very safe when carried out by trained Aesthetician under the care of a Board Certified Cosmetic Surgeon or Dermatologist such as Dr. Mohan Thomas. Also the ability to assess a Laser burn and it's immediate treatment is of paramount importance which is possible only in very dedicated centers such as Dr. Mohan Thomas Aesthetics.
How much costly is laser acne scar removal?
This procedure requires multiple sessions. Some may need just 3 sessions and others may need more than 8 as it varies on the type of scar and the skin color. Please call 022 67337500 for more details, appointment, and cost.
How long do acne scars last?
Acne scars are a life long concern but once they have been treated they blend more with the surrounding area. At one time surgical dermabrasion was the only option available but now the treatment varies from Lasers, dermaroller, subcision, fat grafting, facelift, and chemical peels.