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SCAR REMOVAL
Minimize the appearance of acne scars, keloids, hypertrophic scars, and surgical scars

WHAT TYPES OF SCARS CAN BE REMOVED?
The appearance of acne scars, keloids, hypertrophic scars, and surgical scars can be minimized using the latest technology. Lasers such as the Vbeam® Perfecta, the Sciton Profile laser, and the Fraxel® laser can be used either alone or in combination.

WHAT TYPES OF TREATMENTS ARE AVAILABLE?
With different lasers, the healthcare providers at SkinCare Physicians & Surgeons can choose the appropriate technology for the best results. Lasers such as the Vbeam Perfecta, the Sciton Profile laser, and the Fraxel laser can be used either alone or in combination to improve the appearance of a scar. Therapeutic injections and surgical punch excisions may also be performed in conjunction with laser therapy for optimal results.

WHAT TYPES OF RESULTS CAN I EXPECT?
Although complete eradication of a scar may not be possible, minimizing the appearance of a scar so that it blends in with the surrounding skin may attained.

HOW MANY TREATMENTS ARE NEEDED?
Multiple treatments are typically recommended, depending on the size and location of the scar.

IS THERE ANY DOWNTIME?
Depending upon the type of treatment that is performed, your skin my appear slightly red or pink temporarily. If ablative resurfacing is necessary, using the Sciton Profile laser, healing may occur over 7-10 days.

Yardy Tse, MD is Board Certified by the American Board of Dermatology and a Fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. Practicing in San Diego for over 23 years, Dr Tse is recognized by physicians and patients alike for her expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of skin cancer. Dr. Tse is also highly regarded for her proficiency in laser surgery and cosmetic medicine.