Question about Acne Scarring: i finished a 6 six month course of roaccutane for q2206

Question:

I finished a 6 six month course of Roaccutane for my acne in September 2012 and am acne free now. However I’m left with scars which I would like to get rid of. Could I please know
1/ whether Fraxel laser would help
2/How much will it cost per session and approx how many sessions would I need?
3/ How soon can I get it done as I have been on Roaccutane
4/Can I get a medicare rebate?
Thanks

Answer:

Fraxel is a great option to treat scars as it promotes the production and regeneration of collagen to lift and improve the appearance of acne scarring.  
Cost of fraxel treatments can be found here;
http://www.thevictoriancosmeticinstitute.com.au/fraxel-laser/#cms_How-much-does-Fraxel%E2%84%A2-laser-treatment-cost?

Medicare rebates and Medicare Safety Net rebates may be eligible for those with facial/neck scarring, but only with treatment by an erbium or carbon dioxide laser.
Fraxel can be performed 6 months after stopping the roaccutane.

Dr. Gavin Chan
Dr. Gavin Chan

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