Can Fraxel Repair Help Keloid from Burns?

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Fraxel re:pair and Keloid Burn Scar

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Hi Miryam,

Sorry to hear about your experience with a burn. Fraxel re:pair has been shown to be effective in the treatment of surgical scars and acne scars. I am not aware of any studies or treatments on burn scars. With a keloid, a primary treatment of the keloid without laser may be first indicated, followed by the laser on the residual scar.

I do know that it should not make the burn scar worse. I would treat a small portion of the scar and observe the effect. If it improved then I would consider treating the remainder of the scar.

In Florida, Steven Weiner, MD is a Fraxel re:pair expert.

Good luck and be well.

Dr. P

Encino Facial Plastic Surgeon
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