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If you have acne scars on your face, back, or chest, then they’re probably one of the first things that you notice when you look in the mirror every day. Acne scars can have an incredibly huge impact on your confidence and your self-esteem. That’s why Dr. Sutkin loves helping our patients with acne scars totally erase them because it has such a massive, positive impact on their lives. If you or your loved one is suffering from acne scars, make sure that you contact us today to learn more about laser acne scar removal.

Patients with mild or severe acne scarring can improve the appearance and smoothness of their skin with laser therapy. Dermatologists have been using lasers for several decades now, and the technology has become more and more effective. One of the newest lasers is called the Halo Laser by an American company called Sciton. We’ll talk more about this particular type of laser therapy below. Give us a call today at (408) 636-7101. Also, make sure you check out our Before-and-After photos to see Dr. Sutkin’s work for yourself.

But the first step is for you to contact us. From there, our friendly and patient staff can answer any of your questions and concerns about laser acne therapy. Patients will then want to schedule a time to visit our office and meet with Dr. Sutkin in person. This preliminary meeting is essential for us to gather information about your unique condition and answer any questions that you might have. Dr. Sutkin will take notes and learn more about your goals for the treatment. The next step is for Dr. Sutkin to develop a unique and totally custom treatment plan for you that will allow him to deliver the best possible results. Call us today at (408) 636-7101.

What Causes Acne Scars?

First of all, acne itself is caused when the oil glands in your skin get clogged with bacteria and dead skin cells. These clogs then cause an infection that appears on the skin as a red, inflamed bump.

Now, your skin gets its structure, tightness, and volume from a protein called collagen. As your body starts to heal the infection caused by acne, the collagen in your skin can get damaged. This damage appears on the surface of your skin in the raised or pitted scarring from acne.

What is Laser Acne Scar Removal?

Patients can experience dramatic, life-changing results thanks to laser therapy for acne scars. Here’s a little bit more about how they work.

  • With laser therapy for acne scars, the goal is to jump start collagen production at the site of the scarring.
  • To do that, Dr. Sutkin uses the laser to produce intense heat deep inside the skin.
  • This heat triggers collagen production which, in turn, automatically smoothes out the scarring from acne.

Sometimes the procedure can be done in just one treatment–while other patients may need to come back for more. The treatments should last about an hour, sometimes less. While there is usually no discomfort, Dr. Sutkin sometimes uses a numbing cream before the procedure.

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Recovering from Laser Acne Scar Removal

Patients almost always ask what they should expect from the recovery process. Because Dr. Sutkin uses the Halo Laser by Sciton, the recovery process should be fairly easy.

For the first 24 hours, Dr. Sutkin will give you specific instructions for caring for your skin. After that, your skin will start to peel. Few patients see results after the first day. But after two to five days, you should see your initial results, and they will get better over time.

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Make sure that you call Dr. Sutkin today to get your laser acne scar removal process started. There is hope, and you can get clearer, smoother, and younger looking skin using this type of laser therapy. Call us today at (408) 636-7101.

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