Feb 9, 2011 - According to the data that came from dermatologists, certain demographic simply cannot afford acne scar laser treatment due to the fact that this kind of treatment is quite expensive and many insurance companies do not provide coverage for laser treatments and cosmetic surgeries.
Scars have a tremendous impact to one’s self esteem. But then would you still suffer when scar can be treated with the help of latest medical technology called acne scar laser treatment? Let your confidence soar high once again and start living a normal and happy life everyone deserves.
Acne scar laser treatment is not just solely for acne scars only, scarring caused by accidents, cuts and burns can also be treated with laser treatments. In fact even the redness associated with the mentioned scars can also be alleviated by using certain type of laser treatment. With laser treatment the scar size and appearance will greatly be reduced and even disappears and so the sad memories associated with the scar.
Before undergoing any laser treatment though, it is a must to consult a dermatologist to asses the severity of the scar that one has and the best and appropriate laser treatment for that type of scarring with the least side effects.
Chemical peel treatment on the other hand uses different types of acid and applied to the skin to remove the top layer thus a smoother and newer layer will reveal in the surface. This procedure usually takes about 20 minutes or more. This method is ideal for mild cases of scars. It takes about a week or more for the skin to heal after the treatments. Reddening and discomfort may occur during the healing process.
Other acne scar laser treatments include punch techniques which is ideal for deep ice pick scars and done under local anesthesia. Other acne scar treatment includes chemical peels, augmentation, dermabrasion and laser resurfacing. It is advisable to see a dermatologists before one undergo such treatments.
Acne scar laser treatment is usually used in boxcar and ice pick acne scar types. A punch biopsy tool is used as according to the size of the scars. Scars are expunged with the help of the punch tool and the open skin edges are stitched up together. This newly developed scar however will fade in time.