Will laser hair removal cause any harm on acne?

I have acne and acne scars all over my body so will laser hair removal cause any harm on them or make them worse than before ?

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Will laser hair removal cause any harm on acne?

Thanks for your query.Laser hair removal is contraindicated on acne skin. It is advisable to treat persistent acne before undergoing laser hair removal. Hope it helps.
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India Plastic Surgeon
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Laser Hair Removal -- Seek an Expert

Laser hair removal is not contraindicated for patients with acne or acne scarring, this treatment could actually improve acne by the laser treatment. Please consult with a laser expert. Best, Dr. Emer

Jason Emer, MD
Los Angeles Dermatologic Surgeon
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