Scar removal is one of the most popular skin treatments in True Clinic, Malaysia. Scars is a common skin problem which affects almost 80% of population. Most popular scar formation is due to acne. Scars will remain permanent and have a profound impact on someone‘s self-confident.
Different type of scars will require different type of treatment approach. Everyone is unique therefore we will give you advices and treatment options which is suitable according to your scars type.
True Clinic signature combination scars treatment strategy give you 1+1 > 2 result.
Scar Removal Treatments in Malaysia
What is Fractional Carbon Dioxide Laser?
This is a gold standard for scars remodeling treatment. This is an ablative laser which will create control micro-injuries on skin which will stimulate your skin to rebuild and remodeling.
Pros: Good result, cost effective , less painful
Cons: Long down time post treatment (around 1 week), risk of post inflammatory hyperpigmentation (PIH) especially for darker skin type.
What is Erbium YAG laser?
Superficial scars remodeling laser. This is an ablative laser which take off your superficial layer of skin.
Pros: Excellent result
Cons: Longer downtime (2 weeks), painful, high risk of PIH, prolonged skin redness post treatment (3 to 6 months)
What is Fractional Discovery Pico Laser?
Latest technology for scars treatments. Fractional picosecond laser will create a laser induced optical breakdown (LIOB) below your skin without damage your superficial skin layer. This LIOB will induced collagen stimulation and scars remodeling.
Pros: Good result, less painful, shorter downtime, low risk of PIH
Cons: Pricey due to pricey laser machine.
What is Microneedling / Dermapen Treatment?
Using multiple small needle in a device which will create multiple needle injuries on superficial skin. Injured skin will stimulate skin remodeling. Result will be more effective if combine with some skin bio stimulator or growth factor.
Pros: Cost effective, less painful, shorter downtime, low risk of PIH
Cons: Required more session to deliver good result, only suitable for superficial scars.
What is Trichloroacetic Acid Peel (TCA peel)?
TCA 35% is a medium depth chemical peel which suitable for deep scars especially for ice-pick scars. This peel only for spot treatment. The treatment required skin preparation 2 weeks before apply this chemical peel.
Pros: Cost effective, good result, less painful
Cons: Risk of PIH is high. Need skin preparation before procedure.
What is Scars filler and bio-stimulator?
Filler and bio-stimulator not a stand-alone procedure for scars treatment. Normally they are used to combined with other laser device to give you the 1+1>2 result. After getting micro injuries on skin, filler and bio-stimulator will enhance the remodeling process and give you better result.
Pros: Instant result
Cons:Painful, need to combine with other treatment to archived permanent result.
What is Subcision?
Is a procedure which break all the fibers band under the scars. (hardening part of scars). This treatment normally suitable for deep scars and also not a stand-alone procedure. It required to combined with scars filler or bio-stimulator to give you good result.
Pros: Good result
Cons: Painful, bruises, need to combine with scars filler and bio-stimulator for optimum result.
What is Skin Grafting?
It is a mini-surgical procedure which the whole layer of skin and fat layer are replaced which taken from other part of your body.
Pros: Good result
Cons: Expensive, only for certain type of scars.
Which one is the best and which one to combine? We believe each individual is different in term of treatment strategy.
Contact us for more details of our scar removal service, recognizing as one of the top scar treatment in Malaysia and get a free consultation today.
Comparison Between 4 Types Scar Removal Treatments
PIH = Post inflmatory hyperpigmentation. (skin turn dark after treatment)
By comparing all those pros and cons, we always choose treatment for our patient base on:
- Individual concern
- Skin type
- Scars severity and types.
Fractional Discovery Pico laser currently is our main choice for scars treatment base on it effectiveness, pain level and risk of PIH.
Keys for Successful Scar Removal Treatment
Strict Post Care Regime
Avoid New Scars Formation
About Scar Removal
Frequently Asked Questions
- Fractional Co2 laser = 7-10days
- Discovery pico laser =4-7days
- Erbium YAG laser= 7-14days
- Microneedling = 2-3days
- Subcison = 7-14 days
- TCA Cross = 7-10days
4-8 weeks once (depend on skin condition)
- Normally after 3 sessions, you will have some visible result.
- The deeper the scars, the more sessions you need.
- Scars remodelling speed and rate is different on each individual.
Great news! Result of scars treatment is permanent.