Acne Scarring Laser Treatment

Reclaim Your Confidence: Exploring Acne Scarring Laser Treatment

Although many people with acne are able to control their disease with over-the-counter remedies or prescription drugs, those who are unable to do so may be left with permanent scarring. Scarring from acne can be annoying and embarrassing, taking a toll on self-esteem and general happiness. Fortunately, LLC Cosmetic Laser Clinics offers a number of acne scarring laser treatments for acne scars that can dramatically enhance the skin's appearance, texture, and tone.

How Do Lasers Help With Acne Scars?

Laser therapy for acne scars is our area of expertise here at LLC Cosmetic Laser Clinics. To provide the best possible outcomes, our board-certified dermatologists adopt a hybrid approach, combining non-ablative Q switch Nd:YAG laser with CO2 fractional laser resurfacing. We want our patients to leave our office with radiant skin and a newfound sense of self-assurance.

To effectively treat skin damage, CO2 fractional laser resurfacing uses lasers to create microscopic columns of thermal injury. New collagen and elastin fibres are produced as a result of the skin's natural healing process being sparked. The skin improves in texture, firmness, and tone as it repairs. Acne scars are only one of the many skin issues that can be effectively treated with CO2 fractional laser resurfacing.

During CO2 fractional laser resurfacing, microscopic channels are created by delivering a series of short beams of laser energy to the skin. The laser's energy travels deep beneath the skin, causing a localised thermal injury that sets off the body's repair mechanisms. New collagen and elastin fibres are created over time, enhancing the skin's elasticity and tone.

To get the best possible results, LLC Cosmetic Laser Clinics combines non-ablative Q switch Nd:YAG laser with CO2 fractional laser resurfacing. The non-ablative Q switch Nd:YAG laser is a low-intensity laser therapy that causes minimal discomfort to the patient. Acne scars and other forms of scars may benefit from the increased collagen formation that this promotes.

Acne Scarring Laser Treatment

Personalised Treatments

We will tailor our recommendation for laser treatment of acne scars to the patient's unique condition and preferences. Different people have different skin types and needs, so we have a variety of laser systems. These lasers can be adjusted to meet the specific requirements of each patient, and they all have their own advantages.

We usually suggest CO2 fractional laser resurfacing for more severe acne scars. Acne scars, even those that are years old, can be much improved by this laser treatment, as can the skin's overall texture and tone. Patients may experience redness, swelling, and flaking for many days after the surgery, despite the fact that a topical anaesthetic is administered to the skin during the treatment to minimise discomfort.

Acne scarring that is not severe may be treated using a non-ablative Q switch Nd:YAG laser. Acne scars can be treated with this laser method without the extensive downtime associated with CO2 fractional laser resurfacing. In addition to its efficacy on acne scars, the non-ablative Q switch Nd:YAG laser has been shown to be beneficial on surgical scars and stretch marks.

Factors That Effect Results

Although laser therapy for acne scars has shown promising results in some cases, it is not a panacea. Several factors, such as the depth of the scarring, the patient's skin type and tone, and their personal preferences and expectations, determine which laser treatment is optimal for each particular patient.

At LLC Cosmetic Laser Clinics, our board-certified cosmetic physicians take the time to get to know each patient and their unique goals before recommending a course of treatment. We focus on the needs of our patients, using our knowledge and cutting-edge equipment to bring about the finest outcomes possible.

Patients may have a mild heat feeling and minor discomfort during the fractional CO2 resurfacing treatment; however, we apply local anaesthesia to keep them comfortable. Some redness and swelling are possible after the therapy, but these usually go away after a few days.

It may take many weeks or months for the full effects of laser treatment for acne scars to manifest. In certain cases, patients will need multiple treatments spaced out over a period of several weeks to have the best effects.

Final Thoughts

We at LLC Cosmetic Laser Clinics are aware of the emotional toll that acne scars may take on our patients. That's why we're dedicated to giving our patients the individualised attention they need to embrace their natural beauty and radiate self-assurance.

Chemical peels, Cosmofacials, and laser carbon peel are just some of the additional cosmetic dermatology services we provide that can complement the outcomes of laser treatment for acne scars.

We highly recommend making an appointment with one of our board-certified cosmetic specialists if you are interested in learning more about how laser treatment might help you with acne scars. You deserve clear, smooth skin, and we'll help you get it by creating a treatment plan that's unique to your requirements and objectives.

Please call us today for a consultation on 07 3092 1378 or leave an enquiry.


Medically Reviewed by

Dr Diana

Dr Diana

I'm Dr. Diana, a PhD holder with a Postgraduate Diploma in Dermal Science, specializing in advanced laser and medical physics. As the founder of LLC Cosmetic, my mission is to help everyone reach their aesthetic potential. I'm deeply passionate about the art of dermatology and committed to delivering cutting-edge, effective care. At LLC Cosmetic, we're redefining the beauty of healthy skin.