Laser management of acne scarring

Skin Therapy Lett. 2012 Feb;17(2):4-6.


Acne scarring is often challenging to manage. Various laser treatments are helpful in addressing abnormal color and texture in order to improve the appearance of an acne scar. This paper will review the appropriate use and side-effects of these laser treatments.

MeSH terms

  • Acne Vulgaris / complications*
  • Acne Vulgaris / pathology
  • Cicatrix / etiology
  • Cicatrix / surgery*
  • Humans
  • Laser Therapy / adverse effects
  • Laser Therapy / methods*
  • Pigmentation