Is the Palomar 1540 fractionated laser wise to use to remove scarring from a breast reduction I had 5 years ago?
Palomar 1540 Fractionated Laser for Breast Reduction Scar?
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Palomar 1540 Fractional Laser for Breast Reduction scar
Fractional lasers treat hypertrophic scars with a great degree of success. Palomar Fractional 1540 Laser can be used for used for scars for breast reduction with very minimal discomfort and side effects. Usually 3-6 treatments are required with 6 week intervals. You may choose to use silicone scar patches or Scarguard between treatments, depending on your tolerance.
Fractional Laser Treatments are a good choice for scar reduction
In my practice we have had great success treating postoperative breast reduction scars with the Palomar 1540. In general a series of 3 to 6 treatments are required.
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