Single Combination Procedure for Acne Scarring
McClean, Megan E. MD, Taylor, Mark B. MD
Dermatologic Surgery (2021). 47(8):1168-1170, doi: 10.1097/DSS.0000000000002963
Severe scarring affects 30% of all patients with acne.1 Treatment options for scarring are myriad,2 with combination treatments using a fractional CO2 laser showing promise.3 In this study, we detail our experience using a fractional ablative picosecond/nanosecond hybrid 1,064-nm laser as part of a single-day combination pro-cedure with tumescent anesthesia, extensive subcision, and trichloroacetic acid (TCA) peel for facial acne scars.