Tattoo-Removal Laser Could Combat Acne Scars

November 21, 2014 12:11 PM

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Tattoo-Removal Laser Could Combat Acne Scars

A laser that is normally used in tattoo removal can also treat facial scarring from acne, according to a new study.

In the study, researchers tested the device, called a picosecond pulse duration laser, on 17 people who had facial acne scars. Researchers applied the laser to the patients' faces a total of six times, with the sessions coming four to eight apart. Each application took between 10 and 15 minutes.

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