I am experiencing acne breakouts after fractional resurfacing for treatment of acne scars. What should I do?
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Follow up with your dermatologist for acne care.
isn’t necessarily a guarantee for scarring, but I do understand your
frustration. My first suggestion is to go back to your laser technician
(hopefully a board certified dermatologist) so he or she can recommend prompt,
effective treatment for your blemishes that’s not too strong for your recently
treated skin. With the right approach, acne can be cleared up relatively quickly,
minimizing the chance of future scarring. I’ve seen great results on acne scars
with multiple laser treatments, so a second session may not necessarily be a
Acne breakouts post fractional resurfacing
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