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?

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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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Laser Hair Removal -- Seek an Expert

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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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