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I was consulted a doctor he told I must have fractional CO 2 laser treatment for few months .but he didn't say how many months i must have that treatment
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Thanks for the query. Scars are amenable to various treatment options and it has to be customized based on your scar type. Acne scars are basically 4 types and each may need a different approach. The treatment depends on the duration of scar and ability to follow-up. The advance treatment option includes Fractional CO2 lasers in multiple sessions and is currently the procedure of choice. It may take a couple of sessions, may be 5-6 over a period of few months for a good appreciable result. There is a down time with the procedure and one can experience redness and swelling on the treated area, that will persist for 3-5 days post procedure. Other options include dermaroller with or without mesotherapy, subcision and some other procedure. Certain patient benefit when oral medications are given concomitantly. Topical creams may be of little use and will supplement laser treatment.
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