Scars can form for many different reasons, including acne, surgery and trauma. A scar is the body's natural way of healing and replacing lost or damaged skin. They may appear flat, lumpy, depressed, or discolored. There are a variety of procedures which can improve scars, including laser surgery. The type of laser used for scarring is determined by the type of scar. Also, some scars may respond best to other types of treatments or to a combination of treatments.

Lasers used to treat scarring include:

Other treatments that may be used on scars in conjunction with laser treatments, or by themselves, include:

Dr. Hearth can evaluate your scarring and help determine the optimal treatment plan for your particular needs.