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Fractional co2 laser

No, syringoma and sebaceous hyperplasia cannot be completely removed! You can only flatten the lump and leave what is left in the dermis or you will just create a hole in the skin. Over time (a few years), it will slowly grow back. The idea of flattening them is so that you can...
10 Jul 2018
Sorry to hear that you are suffering from acne scars. Low dose isotretinoin (Accutane) is increasingly being used for acne. Many patients on isotretinoin also have scarring from previous acne. It is best to start scarring treatment early, but there remains some concern with abnormal...
31 Dec 2018
I have been offering both these treatments in my clinic for years, and this is a question I am asked almost daily! Both fractional CO2 lasers and Infini microneedle rf are great treatments for acne scars. I will explain how both work, and how I choose the appropriate treatmen...
8 Jan 2019
To address your questions: 1. Generally subcision (I assume with some collagen stimulators) will lead to collagen stimulation, and this is also what CO2 laser aims to do. Some experts suggest that an interval of at least 4 – 6 weeks is kept between each collagen-stimulati...
24 Jan 2018
Thanks for your question. If you have all 4 types of acne scars, you may need a combination of treatment methods which includes chemical peels (like TCA cross), and not just laser treatments.
25 Jan 2018
Although most patient's redness resolves 1-2 weeks after Fractional CO2 laser, it is not uncommon for the face to continue be red or flushed up to a month after Fractional CO2 treatment. I note that subcision was also done and PRP was used. As such, redness may persist for a longe...
12 Jun 2018
Thank you for your question. I agree with Dr Israr. Hydrafacial, if done using the full protocol, involves Cleansing, Peeling and Extraction in addition to Hydration. Peeling and extraction can take between 7-10 days for full recovery. Apart from using Time as a decision ...
27 Feb 2018
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