Acne Scar Removal
Acne scars are most common on the face, but can also occur on the neck, chest, back, shoulders, scalp, upper arms and legs. Scars form when the deep layer of skin is damaged and become visible reminders of injury and tissue repair. Acne scars are injury caused by the body's inflammatory response to sebum, bacteria and dead cells.
Dermlaze skin laser centre offers the following acne scar treatments:
This microdermabrasion technique uses aluminium oxide crystals passing through a vacuum tube to remove surface skin. Only the extreme surface cells of the skin are removed, so no additional wound is created.
Dermlaze skin laser centre uses an erbium glass fractional laser system for acne scar removal. The fractional lasers(fraxel laser) emits hundreds of tiny individual laser beams into the skin in very short bursts. It's different wavelength and intensity may be used to reform scar tissue and reduce the redness of skin around healed acne lesions. Due to its revolutionary high water absorption and up to 1.5mm penetration depth, the treatment is able to achieve a remarkable result for a variety of skin problems, including common scars and stretch marks.
Before & After acne scar removal using laser
Mix Pigments and Acne
How many fractional laser treatments are required?
Results are observed within 3 weeks. Usually two to three treatments are required for maximum benefit.
Is the treatment difficult?
The process is straightforward. At your initial visit, our physician will discuss with you your previous treatment history followed by an assessment of your skin condition. Consequently a regime for treatment is recommended for the most effective and optimum results using the laser. Each laser treatment typically lasts between 30-40 minutes. The treatment is repeated after 3-4 weeks.
Is the treatment painful?
The impact of the laser on the skin can be described as tiny pin pricks or tingling sensation which is a minor discomfort to some patients. Our physician can help reduce this discomfort with typical anaesthetic. Our laser has the unique ability to emit the laser in a random spray manner to further reduce the discomfort. After treatment, the area will be slightly reddish and any discomfort will disappear within a few days.
What must I do after the laser scar treatment?
You will be required to use a moisturizer and sun block for 2-3 weeks. Post laser care is individualized and it is important to follow the physician's advice and instructions exactly for optimum results.