The use of laser to treat acne scarring.

Indications

This treatment is indicated in order to improve the appearance of scarring that may be left behind as the result of acne.

Description

In order to treat the scarring left by acne, an ablative technique similar to Skin Resurfacingcan be used with a CO2 ultra pulse or a non-ablative technique with a fractional laser or with radiofrequency.

Hospital stay

The procedure is carried out as an outpatient.

Recovery time

The patient may resume their normal social life after about 15-20 days in the case of the ablative technique and after about 2-3 days in the case of the non-ablative technique.