Laser alternative to remove scars

Written by: Dra. Teresa Sellés Comellas
Edited by: Noelia Pino García

All scars are likely to be treated with laser. However, note that not all improve in the same way and hard to get your total and definitive elimination.


Different scars, various lasers

Not all scars are treated the same way, another with the same laser. For example, acne scars are treated with a fractional laser called CO2 laser and / or Erbium Yag. In a keloid scar treatment would with a vascular laser and / or CO2 lasers and / or diode.

unscarred skin

Sessions necessary and ultimate elimination of scars

Normally, to remove scars, are necessary two to four sessions, but it all depends on the type of scar and the complexity of the measure, which also depend on the time of the sessions. There will be scars that will be enough with one session per month. In others, however, the sessions should be done every six months or a year.

Although the ultimate elimination of scars is impossible, they can become almost imperceptible, with appropriate monitoring, say the specialists in General Surgery .


Safety laser to remove scars

The laser is a very safe treatment to remove scars, provided that the processing is carried out by an expert in medical-surgical laser to know in depth the problems and skin diseases.


Edited by: Noelia Pino

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

By Dra. Teresa Sellés Comellas

Dr. Sellés Comellas is a renowned specialist in general surgery and in medical-surgical lasers. He practices as a specialist in dermatological surgery and laser treatments at the Dermatological Institute Dr. Puig and at the Dermatology Institute Garcés, the Dermatology unit at Teknon Medical Center.


*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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