The minimally invasive nature of laser scar revision treatments means they are well tolerated by patients, and the faster recovery time allows patients to realize the psychological impact of scar revision treatments much sooner.
Lasers are ideally suited for the effective treatment of a wide range of scar tissue. Er: IAG skin resurfacing is used to gently ablate scar tissue and activate collagen remodelling. Acne scars respond particularly well to Er: IAG treatments.
For hypertrophic scars, clinical studies conducted with the Nd: IAG wavelength show further improvement in the aesthetic appearance and overall quality of scar tissue, including erythema, volume, flexibility, etc.