Available laser treatments include ablative and non-ablative skin resurfacing. The choice of treatment depends on the type of scar (box, rolling, or icepick) and on the patient's preferences and expectations in terms of number of treatments and downtime.
› Ablative resurfacing: ideal for patients seeking a dramatic improvement in a single session. It is also the most effective treatment on deep scars.
› Non-ablative resurfacing: ideal for patients who prefer a milder treatment approach that requires several treatments but has less downtime.
Lumenis® CO2 compendium of peer reviewed articles
For the Lumenis non-ablative solutions please see Non-ablative resurfacing.
Bibliography of studies & peer reviewed papers
PB-1004604 Rev A
Laser Hair Removal
Vascular Leg Vein
Non Ablative Skin Resurfacing