What is the best laser treatment for old back acne scars?

What is the best laser treatment for old back acne scars?

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Celibre Medical Corporation

Published on Sep 20, 2010

There may not be a "best" treatment for your scars, but rather different options with pros and cons for each. Some recommendations for acne scar treatments are below.

Colored Scars:
Pulse Dye Lasers for Red Scars
Q-Switched Lasers for Brown Scars
Bleaching Cream (Hydroquinone) for Brown Scars
Chemical Peels, Retin A, Glycolic Acid, Microdermabrasion for Brown
Scars

Textured Scars (The options for textured acne scars may or may not include the below list depending on how deep the scars are and the quality, thickness of the back skin being treated):
Dermabrasion
Fractional Laser Resurfacing
Full Laser Resurfacing
Punch Excision
Subcision

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Answered by Celibre Medical Corporation

There may not be a "best" treatment for your scars, but rather different options with pros and cons for each. Some recommendations for acne scar treatments are below.

Colored Scars:
Pulse Dye Lasers for Red Scars
Q-Switched Lasers for Brown Scars
Bleaching Cream (Hydroquinone) for Brown Scars
Chemical Peels, Retin A, Glycolic Acid, Microdermabrasion for Brown
Scars

Textured Scars (The options for textured acne scars may or may not include the below list depending on how deep the scars are and the quality, thickness of the back skin being treated):
Dermabrasion
Fractional Laser Resurfacing
Full Laser Resurfacing
Punch Excision
Subcision

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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