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Treating Scars with Co2 Laser
Based on skin color, scar depth, and time from when scarring happened, we make a determination of what laser setting we will use AND what adjunct therapy we will use with the Co2. Adjunct therapies with Co2 can include using steroid injections or topical with new scars, combining the Co2 with TruPRP (platelet rich plasma), injecting the scar with your own fat (Adivive) and PRP (TruPrp), injecting the scar with HA fillers (Restylane, Juvederm, Belotero), combining the laser with focused intra scar deep micro needling therapy (Rejuvapen), and finally using the laser after classical scar removal surgeries.
In our experience, CO2 remains a good baseline treatment but combining it with other things can get one a lot further in improving a scar.