Hi there. 2 times l ve done CO 2 laser years ago. Last time it was in 2009 but cant see big result. Now I decided to take a dermabrasion, but worry about my prior treatments. Dermabrasion after laser is disaster, they say. Any good advices about it. Thanks
Is It Safe to Have Dermabrasion After Having Laser Treatments Prior? (Photos)
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Dermabrasion may improve your scarring
Although I do not find CO2 laser helpful for acne scarring; nonetheless, you can proceed with Dermabrasion as long as you allow 12-18 mos. to elapse before treatment. Be prepared for pigmentation changes in your skin, which could be permanent. Avoid sun and use SPF for 1 year after Dermabrasion. Dr. G
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