Our expert says:
Hi Ben, thank you for the question.
Your best advice would be to consult with a dermatologist, plastic surgeon, or an aesthetic medical practitioner, who uses a fractional skin resurfacing laser, so that the scars can be examined and the best treatment advice given.
Lasers are generally speaking safe but results and alternatively the side effects are dependent on the type of machine used and the operator using the machine.
Possible complications include chronic redness, scarring, pigmentory changes, and the reactivation of the Herpes virus (cold sores).
Alternatives include topical products that contain alphahydroxy and polyhydroxy acids, vitamin C, vitamin A, plant derived stem cells, and growth factors, and chemical peels.
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