Laser Treatment for Acne Scars

Laser Treatment for Acne Scars

Scars of skin problems and complications such as pimples or acne or injuries from car accidents, surgery, dimples, or scars. These scars which have an unpleasant appearance that remove the skin beauty, especially if it is obvious. Laser is an effective method that can be used to repair the scars and dimples.

All kinds of Scars and Acne Scars

  • Hypertrophic: This type of pink acne which give rise to raised scar that remains within the area of ​​the primary wound and does not have protruding head.
  • Keloid scar: it is an enlarged, raised scar with red or purple at first, it is hard and rubbery raised and develop after skin damages.
  • Atrophic scars: In this case, there are chickenpox scars on the skin which caused through disease or skin disorders such as pimples or acne. Acne scars are a common problem that damages both beauty and self-confidence, and a combination of ablative (abrasive) and non-ablative (non-abrasive) methods is used to treat it and achieve satisfactory clinical results as well as to minimize the recovery period. Acne scars are the result of thinning of the skin layers and reduced elasticity which cause sagging of the skin, which depends on the intensity and depth of acne scars and how long you have the acne.


The Benefits of laser Treatment for Acne and Its Comparison with Other Methods

  • Makes the skin more beautiful:

Wounds and acne scars usually leave a fine mark on the skin and get worse over time. Laser scar removal will eliminate the unpleasant effects to a great extent and sometimes even the skin can be completely smoothed. The result of this method is skin without acne scars that does not show the slightest trace of scars or previous dimples.

  • Minimum pain:

The degree of pain resulting from this method depends on the type of scar or acne, and in general the patient has the least pain. The physician applies anesthesia to ensure that the patient do not feel pain comfortable during the operation.

  • Very short recovery period and no need for rest after surgery:

After most laser procedures to remove acne scar and wounds, there is no need to rest or shirt period rest is enough, so the patient can resume daily activities immediately after the operation. This operation makes no limits in your busy life.


Scar and Acne Scar Treatment:

Lasers are commonly used to improve the appearance or eliminate scars and pimples on the skin. Laser treatment stimulates new skin cells and collagen to regenerate and repair damaged tissues. To achieve the optimal result, more than one laser source must be used to selectively and effectively access the various depths of the tissue involved to return the skin surface to normal and produce new collagen.

With the ability to control the depth of the repair and evaporation processes, carbon dioxide (CO2 laser) and Erbium laser sources can reduce obvious atrophy and smooth the edges of the acne scar.

Fractional CO2 laser also uses the latest technology to stimulate the production of new collagen, affecting not only the surface, but also the depth of the scar.

Also, treatment of scar and acne scar by using radiofrequency and IPL (intense pulsed light) is used depending on the type of scar and skin type.


For more information on how it works and the therapeutic benefits of these laser methods, you can refer to the following links.

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