Can I get laser treatments on only parts of my face for acne scars?

I have a lot of deep set scarring from cystic acne on my chin and sides of my cheeks. However, it is not all over my face and I am only 24. I do not want to get a full laser treatment, rather, I would like to get the areas on my face which have bad texture, deep scars, and a shiny appearance. is this possible/advised?

Doctor Answers 2

Treatment options for scarring resulting from cystic acne

Without more information, it is impossible to make a treatment recommendation. For significant scarring following cystic acne, a surgical approach such as subcision is typically the best initial treatment in my experience. I would recommend undergoing treatment by a surgeon who is a highly experienced in the treatment of acne scarring

Nashville Oculoplastic Surgeon
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Deep Scars on Your Face

It isn't really possible to advise without a photograph but you can have spot treatments with lasers and fillers.  Please consult an expert in acne scars for the best cosmetic results.  Best, Dr. Green

Michele S. Green, MD
New York Dermatologist
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