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Erasing Scars with Laser Treatment

Scars may not be a serious problem yet it may affect how you may feel and think of yourself. It may be the cause of your emotional pain. Surgical removal treatments aim to erase the unsightly scars from your face such as in acne or even those caused by surgeries.

Often, these treatments are painful, costly and risky. However, laser technology gave way to a treatment that is less invasive and less risky. Fractional laser deliver a rapid and reliable scar removal with minimal downtime, and less pain.

Fractional Laser

This technology is an amazing discovery in scar removal. It uses pulses of light to allow the scar tissue to coagulate and give way to a healthier tissue. The healing time needed is very minimal plus there is a lesser risk of infection. Little or even no pain can be felt with laser treatment.

How It Works

Acne may leave your face with the unsightly scars. Also, surgical procedures and trauma may leave your skin with marks that you think are permanent. Laser can allow the removal of these scars by using fractional laser and create micro-columns of tissues that have coagulated. It primarily triggers the healing process giving way to a newer layer of skin tissue. Laser can greatly reduce the appearance to your skin.

Benefits

There are many benefits to the use of laser in scar removal. They may help you in arriving at a decision on what step to take in order to eliminate the scar that bothers you for quite a while right now.

Down Time

You may be worried about the down time or the period of recovery. Some treatments may leave you with dryness and peeling. However, in laser treatment, there is minimal down time. You can go back to your work after two days of treatment.

Pain and Discomfort 

Another benefit of laser treatment is that it causes minimal discomfort. You may be afraid of the pain that comes with the procedure. You are rest assured that undergoing fractional laser treatment will only cause minimal or even no pain at all. Anesthesia is not needed for this mode of treatment.

Risks 

Surgical removal of scars may pose certain risks such as bleeding and infection. Laser treatment is less invasive and does not require an incision to the skin. No antibiotics are necessary for this scar removal technique. Also, surgical incisions may leave you with pain due to the severed nerves of your skin.

Duration of Treatment

Laser treatment may require you to have succeeding sessions with your dermatologist. However, the changes that you may notice in every session may be very significant that you may believe it is a technique which is worth your money.

Excellent outcomes are what this approach promises. Scar removal is definitely not an easy feat. Using your scar removal creams and other treatments may take a longer period of time. However, laser technology gives you a better chance in eliminating the ugly scars. Discuss this approach in scar removal with a skin expert.