Treatment of Acne, Wound and Burn Scars
Scars may occur on our face or body. The most common causes of this are acne, wounds and burns. Scar treatments are
quite diverse. The main scar treatments are as follows:
Fractional Er:yag laser
Q-switched Nd:yag laser
SP Dynamis Frac3 laser
Gold-needle radiofrequency devices
How is scar treatment done with laser?
Various lasers such as Fractional Er:yag, Q-switched Nd:yag, SP Dynamis Frac3 and Genesis laser can be used in the treatment of acne, scars and burn scars.
How many days after laser treatment can people return to their normal lives?
This time depends on the laser applied, the depth of the application and personal characteristics. For example, deep fractional Er:yag applications on very worn, wrinkled or deeply scarred skin may cause a rash that lasts for 7-10 days. People who do not want this can be applied a few lighter sessions instead of one session. People with a small amount of damage can return to their normal lives within 1-4 days after the treatment. While this period lasts for a few days at most
in the fractional Q-switched Nd:yag laser, patients can return to their normal lives on the same day with the SP DynamisFrac3 and Genesis laser.
How many sessions of laser treatment is required in scar treatments?
Although the number of sessions varies depending on the purpose of treatment, the location of the area to be treated and personal characteristics, an average of 3-6 sessions may be required.
How long should the session intervals be in laser scar treatment?
Session intervals should be 3-4 weeks.
When does the effect of laser scar treatment begin?
The full effect of the treatment occurs after 3 months. Because the completion of collagen production takes place within 3-6 months.
Are there any side effects of laser scar treatment?
In the fractional Er:yag application, redness and edema occur in the first 2 days of the treatment, followed by mild crusting and peeling. If the patient has a previous history of herpes, this may be activated. For this, anti-herpes treatment is started before the treatment.
How is scar treatment done with gold needle radiofrequency devices?
It initiates the healing process by stimulating the subcutaneous tissue with radiofrequency waves with specially designed fractional microneedles. It makes it possible to treat skin tone differences, acne scars, large pores, scars, blemishes, fine wrinkles, make the skin look younger and fuller, highlight the chin contour, and jowl recovery.
Scarlet S, Scarlet X, Morpheus8, Legend Pro+ are devices used for this purpose.Minimal pain is felt during the procedure. The patient is prepared for the procedure with a local anesthetic cream applied 30 minutes before the treatment. The procedure takes 30-60 minutes depending on the area that the patient will have.
How many sessions of scar treatment are applied with gold needle radiofrequency devices?
It is ideal to apply 3 sessions with an interval of one month, but even after the first session, the effect on the skin is seen immediately and the effect gradually increases with each session. The doctor can determine the number and interval of sessions according to the need. It can be combined with vitamins and PRP during the session. Its effectiveness lasts up to 1 year. Of course, it is recommended to be repeated every year.
What happens after gold needle radiofrequency treatment?
Immediately after the application, a tolerable redness occurs on the skin and disappears within hours. Since it has shock-ree needle technology, bleeding and bruising do not occur. No needle marks. Although very rare, edema may occur,especially around the eyes. This disappears in 1-2 days. After application, it is recommended to moisturize the skin andprotect it from the sun. The application can be made in any season.
How is enzyme therapy (PB serum) used in scar treatment?
PB serum is 3 different enzymatic mixtures, Low, Medium, High, containing a fixed amount of hyaluronic acid and collagenase, lipase, lyase enzymes in variable proportions.
PB serum High contains mostly collagenase enzyme. Scars, surgical scars, burns, stretch marks, sagging and deep wrinkles can be treated with this type of PB serum.
The collagenase enzyme treats these areas by repairing them. It heals the tissue by destroying the old, damaged collagen in these areas and stimulating new collagen synthesis instead. Although it varies according to the characteristics of the scar and the patient, it shows its effect in 1-4 sessions.