Erbium vs. Infini - mild scarring.
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Erbium vs infini; ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS NJ
I agree with dr. Weiner, for deeper scars infini is more effective . For more superficial scars, Infini, Non ablative Erbium well as standard micro needling are equally effective. Hope this helps.
Infini vs Erbium for acne scars
The Infini has less downtime, less risk, and is more effective for acne scars in my experience. Infini can go deeper (up to 3.5mm) vs the Erbium (about 1.7mm). RF can create collagen and elastin whereas lasers create only collagen. The Infini also has microneedling as part of it mechanism of action. Infini is safe on dark skin types whereas Erbium has much higher risk for hyperpigmentation in dark skin types. There is wound care needed with the Erbium as well. Additional measures for acne scars include subcision, Bellafill, and TCA cross.
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