Though all acne scar treatments produce results yet clinicians prefer laser resurfacing for acne scar treatment. Laser resurfacing is a treatment to reduce blemishes or acne scars. It involves directing short and concentrated pulsating beams of light to remove skin layers. The two types of laser resurfacing for acne scar treatment Singapore are Erbium Laser Resurfacing and CO2 Laser resurfacing.
Erbium laser resurfacing is designed to remove skin surface, deep lines and wrinkles on face, hands, neck or chest. CO2 Laser resurfacing technique has been used extensively to treat wrinkles, scars, warts, enlarged oil glands on nose and other conditions. The recent version of CO2 laser resurfacing is fractional CO2 laser resurfacing which uses very short pulsed light energy i.e. ultrapulse or continuous light beams are delivered in a scanning pattern for removing thin layers of skin with minimal damage.