What energy level of ematrix should I have to effectively improve the appearance of minor burn scars on my face?
Ematrix for Burn Scars?
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EMatrix can be used for burn scars at high settings (highest on the scale) - Williamsville, NY
A picture would have been helpful here.
eMatrix can be used for burn scars at high settings (highest on the scale).
Fractional lasers are also efficacious for burn scars and may be more efficacious than eMatrix.
...can be effective but CO2 fractional better
I have used eMatrix for burns (100 mj per pin), only one pass.... this is because it has less downtime. Bottom line, CO2 fractional is my preferred choice, but eMatrix can be done.
Dr Davin S. Lim
EMatrix for scarring
Photos would definitely help here to determine if eMatrix is even the right treatment for you. With that being said, we almost always use the highest energy settings (Program C, 62 fl) because there's no light with this treatment so "burning" in the traditional sense of lasers, isn't possible. Some people find that setting hot or slightly painful, and we might turn it down a few, but usually we try to get the best results we can with the highest settings tolerated.
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