Best Time to Have Fraxel for Scar Removal After Surgery?
- Asked by anonymous5 in paradiso
- 4 years ago
Timing for Fraxel laser and scars
A fresh scar typically responds better to laser treatments than an older mature scar.
Studies have shown that treating a scar at 6 weeks will provide the best results. At this stage, the scar usually is slightly raised and red in color. I will combine Fraxel treatments to smooth out the scar and concomitant KTP (vascular laser) to help reduce the redness in the scar. Three to 5 treatments every 3 to 5 weeks are ideal. Its certainly not too late to begin at 3 months.
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