Treatment options for acne scars nyc new york ny

There are many options for getting rid of acne scars including laser treatments. Depending on the type of scars you have, you may evaluate several or all of the following treatments:
  • FULL CO2 laser resurfacing (very effective, long downtimes and high expense)
  • Erbium Laser Resurfacing (Effective, several treatments and some downtime required)
  • Fractional CO2 & Other (Effective, marginally less downtime than Erbium)
  • Non-ablative laser treatments (less effective, more3 treatments and no downtime)
  • Punch excision (effective for deep ice pick scars)
  • Dermabrasion (effective for many scars, difficult recovery and long downtime)
  • Subcision (effective for certain types of fibrous scars)
The bottom line is that the type of treatment depends on the type of scars and you should attend several consultations to get different ideas about your options. The cost, potential outcome and downtime are important factors in choosing the method. Try to find specialists in each of these procedures as no one physician will perform them all.