Posts Tagged ‘acne scars’

Acne Scars: Lasers Used to Treat them (For Professionals)

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

Lasers Used to Treat them (For Professionals) Type of Scar and Corresponding treatment: Atrophic Scars ( en pic à glace(Icepick), rolling and boxcar scars): ablative laser (CO2 laser 10600nm, Erbium YAG 2940nm): most effective, but carries the highest risk of scarring and dyschromia. Not effective for treating sebaceous hyperplasia. fractional laser (Fractional Co2 and Erbium): […]

Acne Scars (For Professionals)

Sunday, April 10th, 2011

Scarring in acne as in other skin diseases is the result of an initally active process. Consider two situations: 1. either the pimples are still developing 2. the pimples have stopped developing and only scars are left 1. In this situation, it is important to prevent new pimples from developing as they are developing “bombs” […]

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