How Does Laser Treatment Work On Acne Scar Removal?

The spots left behind pimples or because of pores that have become swollen by dead skin cells, dirt, and bacteria are called acne scars. If the break in the walls of the follicle caused by swollen pores is deep then the infection can reach to the around tissues leading to deeper spots or blemishes. Although skin can repair the infected area naturally we can not see the original texture of the skin.

Types of Acne Scars

Acne scars are different types. Some are permanent and some stay only for some time.


These are flat, red spots that used to be an acne lesion. They can persist for a few weeks and then fade away by themselves.

Skin discoloration:

Sometimes a cured acne scar leaves discolored skin, which is called postinflammatory hyperpigmentation. The discoloration of the skin may remain visible for months after the healing of an acne lesion.

Tissue scars:

Few types of acne can leave scars that appear as increased tissue growth. These acne scars can be referred to as keloids or hypertrophic scars and are caused by excessive collagen production in the skin.

Loss of tissue:

Acne scars caused by tissue loss are more common than elevated tissue scars. These acne scars are referred to as ice-pitting scars, depressive fibrotic scars, soft scars, atrophic macula or follicular macular degeneration. They tend to fall in and act as depressions in the skin.

Laser Scar Removal Treatment

Before going to the topic first thing you need to know that you should consult a dermatologist instead of cosmetologists. Yes, cosmetologists also offer laser treatments for acne scars and other problems but the right light intensity required to remove scars is not used.

Laser treatment is a strong light source which removes either a small part of the outer skin or the entire epidermis if the larger area is filled with scars. Laser treatment just removes the outer layer of the skin, it does not make a hole on the skin.

Laser treatment of acne scars works by stripping off the skin’s outer layer – removing scars and similar problems in the skin. Then the skin will be without any scars.

You may have to undergo treatment many times depends on how deep the scar is?. But the next treatment will start once you recover from the previous one and when you get a new skin. This may take 1-3 months for your next treatment. So, be patient and prepare for that. You will see the best results.

What is the cost of treatment?

The average cost of Laser Scar Removal Treatment in Hyderabad is up to Rs. 30,000. The cost differs based on the infected area, the severity of your scars. And also, price varies for the type of treatment you choose.