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How do non-ablative lasers treat acne scars?

Audrey Kunin, MD
Dermatology
Non-ablative lasers for acne therapy trigger changes within the dermis without injuring the epidermis. Smoothbeam is an approved laser for this treatment. Smoothbeam targets and heats the sebaceous gland, helping reduce oil production and acne formation. Heating the collagen helps tighten the dermis, resulting in less visible scarring.

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