Would Fractional Erbium Laser be best for me? (Photo)
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Fractional Lasers Will Improve Acne Scars
Non-ablative fractional lasers take 4-6 treatments, with minimal downtime, and in 4-6 months, one sees nice results. Ablative fractional lasers, whether erbium or CO2, work well, usually working for scars in 1-2 treatments. Downtime is more than the non-ablative, and can last up to one week, no matter if erbium or CO2. Sublative treatments use radiofrequency (RF) and in a fractional delivery mode, work really well for acne scars in 2-3 treatments in most cases. Downtime with the sublative is usually 2-3 days in most. And now we have RF microneedles – they also work well for acne scars.
Microlaser peels can also work, but this would not be my first choice.
Best of luck with your decision and getting rid of those unwanted scars.
Laser Resurfacing For Acne Scars
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