Does Dermabrasion or Any Other Procedure Have Potential to "Remove" Scars Permanently?

Hi. If fractional co2 laser doesn't remove acne scars permanently, does any other procedure do? Maybe dermabrasion or older ablative lasers (those doing aggressive removal of skin) can PERMANENTLY "remove" scars? Thank You for Your answers!

Doctor Answers 1

Combining scar removal options to further improve a scar

{{ voteCount >= 0 ? '+' + (voteCount + 1) : (voteCount + 1) }}

Permanent scar removal is a difficult request.  Dermatologists and plastic surgeons strive to make scars better.  I would use a combination of fractional laser and dermabrasion to further improve the look of your scars, if appropriate.

Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
4.8 out of 5 stars 95 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.