Ask a doctor

Shall I Go for Erbium Yag Again Even After Having 3 Sessions Which Gave Me Half Results

i had erbium laser and got just ok result so shall i now go fr fraxel or erbium yag again? also i think the person who did my erbium yag was not well trained and decreased the heat whenever he saw me in a bit pain irrespective of my scars, maybe due to which i got partial results so shall i now opt for erbium or fraxel(much more expensive)?

Doctor Answers (2)

Secondary Laser treatment

+1

Laser treatments vary depending on the operator and the settigs used for the treatment.  Therefore, your treatment results may be better with another Erbium treatment.  Fractionaly CO2 laser resurfacing is a great option for someone who has not been happy with previous laser results.  It allows for resurfacing as well as skin tightening. 


Charlotte Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 53 reviews

Fractional Erbium laser for scar treatment

+1

I suggest at least 5 treatments spaced 4 weeks apart for Fractional erbium laser for scar treatments!

It takes at least 6 months after the last treatment to see the final results!

Good luck!

Tal T. Roudner, MD, FACS
Coral Gables Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 81 reviews

These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.