Laser acne scar removal is a new form of treatments that has a few years in practice, and getting popular over other traditional forms of acne treatments. The ineffectiveness of antibiotic due to its overuse has increased further reliance on this treatment. Therefore, more and more people are opting for this new technique.
During laser resurfacing, a specific name given to the treatment, doctor points a laser-emitting pen just above the acne or acne scar tissue and waves the concentrated beam of laser light back and forth. This technique vaporizes only the unwanted tissues and creates a new surface for skin cell growth.
Due to recent development in laser for acne scars, there are training and application issues that require you to make sure where your doctor has sufficient training and experience in using the laser equipment. You may get that by inquiring about the identical cases handled for the same treatment you look at. A most satisfactory way to ascertain previous successful history of the treatments done by seeing before-treatment and after-treatment pictures of the latest cases that doctor handled. It would also help you show how many different types of lasers the doctor owns and how often each piece of equipment is used.
Laser treatment is much more invasive. It removes acne scars by erosion, melting, evaporation, or vaporization. Ablative lasers are not recommendable for use on darker skin colors.
To treat a full-face laser treatment may coast around $2,500; in other cases, it may cost you $1,000 for scar and acne removal. You should take care you have got sufficient knowledge and information about the doctor, equipments in use, and have consulted with an experienced dermatologist / laser surgeon to determine what is best for you.