Management of Acne Scarring, Part I: A Comparative Review of Laser Surgical Approaches
American Journal of Clinical Dermatology, 08/02/2012
Sobanko JF et al. – The last 20 years has seen a dramatic evolution in laser treatment of acne scars, spanning ablative and nonablative technologies, to the current popularity of fractional laser scar revision. Determining which laser system to use depends upon the type and severity of acne scarring, the amount of recovery a patient can tolerate, and the ultimate goals and expectations of each patient. The importance of proper acne scar classification, laser scar revision techniques, and the evidence that addresses each laser system is reviewed in this article.