Laser scar removal treatment is a popular and effective procedure for reducing the appearance of scars, caused by acne, surgery and even by injury. However, it’s important to consider several factors to determine if it’s the right choice for you. In this blog, we will discuss the things to consider before choosing laser scar removal to improve the appearance of your skin.

10 key considerations when deciding on laser scar removal 

Laser treatment can be an effective option for reducing the appearance of scars. However, there are several important factors to consider. Here are 10 things to know.

  1. This procedure is a non-invasive that uses laser technology to reduce the appearance of scars, resulting in smoother and more even skin
  2. The effectiveness depends on the severity, age and location of the scar.
  3. Different types of lasers are available and each has its own benefits and limitations. Here are some of them – CO2 laser, Fractional laser and Pulsed dye laser. 
  4. Laser surgery specialists in Kolkata concentrate the laser beams on the affected area which works by targeting the scar tissue with a laser beam and breaking down the scar tissue thereby stimulating the growth of new tissues.
  5. It is typically performed in a clinic and the duration is between 30 minutes to one hour, depending on the size and severity of the scar.
  6. The procedure is safe but it can cause some discomfort and side effects such as redness, swelling and itching. However, your skin laser treatment specialists will prescribe medications to give you relief from the discomfort. 
  7. The recovery time varies depending on the type of laser used but most patients can return to their daily routine within a few days to a week.
  8. Multiple sessions may be required to get the best results and the number of sessions required will depend on the severity and size of the scar.
  9. Patients should avoid sun exposure and use sunscreen regularly after the procedure to protect the skin from damage and prevent the formation of new scars.
  10. Laser scar removal technique can be combined with other cosmetic procedures such as dermal fillers or chemical peels to enhance the overall appearance of the skin and get a youthful look. 


If you are considering laser scar removal, it is important to consult a reputable and experienced plastic surgeon to ensure safety and optimal results. It’s also necessary to discuss your medical history and any medications you are taking with your doctor. Patients should also discuss their expectations and concerns with the plastic surgeon to get the desired results. 

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