Laser Scar Removal

About Laser Scar Removal & FAQ

Laser Scar Removal for the Face & Body

Laser is an effective treatment to reduce the appearance of scars and prevent scars from forming. Using Nd:YAG technology laser and light is used to repair and resurface skin.

Who can be treated?

Patients with all types of skin tone can be treated with this laser scar removal treatment.

What types of scars can be treated?

Laser scar removal is effective in treating surgical scars, acne scars, and scars from injuries.

How many laser scar removal treatments do I need?

The number of treatments depends on the type, severity and location of the scar. This will be discussed during your consultation.

Do the treatments hurt?

There may be a stinging sensation during the treatment due to the delivery of energy pulses. Many patients use topical anaesthetic before treatment. After the treatment, there will be minimal or no pain at all.

What happens after the treatment?

After the treatment an ointment will be applied to the skin and the skin may appear red or swollen. Instructions for after-care treatment will be given to you to prevent possible side effects,

Any restrictions on activity after treatment?

You can go back to your normal activities right away but vigorous activities should be avoided for the first 24 hours. Exposure to sun should be limited and sunscreen should be used.

Any possible side effects after laser scar removal treatments?

There are usually no side effects except slight reddening or swelling of the skin. These effects will usually recover within 24 hours. Some patients might experience bruising, or in rare occasions, blistering.

What other treatments are available for me?

To make surface scars or smaller scars less noticeable we also offer the following treatments:

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