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Overview

Laser scar removal is a cosmetic treatment that drastically reduces the thickness and appearance of scars. Using cutting-edge laser systems, our award-winning technicians can make your scar less noticeable without damaging the surrounding skin. Suited for those with large, painful, or bothersome scars, this procedure can restore your confidence and help you look and feel your best.

Summary

Procedure time
15 to 30 minutes
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Overnight stay
Not required
Anesthetic
Anesthetic
Local or topical anesthesia
Recovery time
Recovery time
1-3 weeks

Laser Scar Removal Treatments & Benefits

Laser Scar Resurfacing

In addition to laser scar removal, the Plastic Surgery Center specializes in laser scar resurfacing. With our high-energy erbium laser, we can remove the layer of skin over a scar, exposing new skin that heals healthier and thicker.

Our Advanced Laser Technology

The Plastic Surgery Center uses the PicoWay™ and Alma Dye VL™ laser systems. This revolutionary technology revises irregularities and minimizes unwanted pigmentation while stimulating collagen growth.

Common Treatment Areas

We can treat a scar on almost any part of the body or face, but commonly targeted areas include:

  • Face
  • Neck
  • Torso
  • Back
  • Arms
  • Legs 
Benefits

While scar creams, patches, and lotions promise to eliminate your scar, they don’t usually deliver. With laser scar removal, you can expect:

  • Scar color alteration
  • Scar appearance & pigmentation improvement
  • No downtime
  • Little to no pain
Am I a

Candidate for Laser Scar Removal?

The ideal laser scar removal candidate is a person in good physical health who doesn’t smoke and has realistic expectations. We can treat most patients; however, those with fair skin tend to yield better, faster results. Patients considering this procedure are usually looking to resolve one or more of the following concerns:  

  • Acne scars
  • Injury scars
  • Surgery scars
  • Burn marks
  • Stretch marks
  • Age spots
  • Uneven pigmentation
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Consultation

The Plastic Surgery Center offers laser scar removal consultations at all of our locations. During the consultation, your surgeon will thoroughly evaluate your medical history, skin type, and scar. They will use this information to determine whether you’re a good candidate for laser scar removal and how many sessions you may need.  

Questions
about this procedure?

What to Expect

Laser scar removal is an in-office procedure. The specialist will use the PicoWay™ or  Alma Dye VL™ laser system to emit a beam on the surface of the scar. The energy from the laser breaks down scar tissue and triggers the production of new, healthy skin.

Our team also offers laser scar resurfacing with a high-energy erbium laser. During this procedure, the layer of skin over the scar is removed, and new skin is exposed. Your skin may start regenerating as soon as four days following treatment.

 

During laser scar removal, you and your technician will wear protective eyewear. A numbing cream or local anesthetic can be used around the scar area to minimize pain.

After the treatment, the specialist will apply an ointment and cover the area with a bandage. You may experience redness and a stinging sensation in the treated area, but these symptoms resolve within a few hours. Normal activities can be resumed immediately following the treatment.

Recovery &
Results

The initial swelling and itching that takes place following laser scar removal typically begin to resolve within one week. Full healing can take two to three weeks. For optimal results, you may require multiple treatments based on the location and degree of scarring. It may take several months for full results to be apparent after the final treatment.

To maximize healing, recovery, and results, protect your skin from natural and artificial sunlight, avoid smoking, and closely follow aftercare instructions. 

Our

Surgeons in NJ & PA

Our surgeons are leaders in researching and treating scars. We have the specialized training, innovative tools, and superior expertise to provide lasting, impressive results.

Andrew Elkwood
PHYSICIAN

Andrew Elkwood

MD, FACS
Michael Rose
PHYSICIAN

Michael Rose

MD, FACS
Matthew  Kaufman
PHYSICIAN

Matthew Kaufman

MD, FACS
Tushar Patel
PHYSICIAN

Tushar Patel

MD, FACS
Russell Ashinoff
PHYSICIAN

Russell Ashinoff

MD, FACS
Adam Saad
PHYSICIAN

Adam Saad

MD, FACS
Eric Wimmers
PHYSICIAN

Eric Wimmers

MD, FACS
Deborah  Yu
PHYSICIAN

Deborah Yu

MD
Hamid Abdollahi
PHYSICIAN

Hamid Abdollahi

MD, FACS
Zuhaib Ibrahim
PHYSICIAN

Zuhaib Ibrahim

MD, FACS
Eric I.  Chang
PHYSICIAN

Eric I. Chang

MD, FACS
Kari L.  Colen
PHYSICIAN

Kari L. Colen

MD, FACS
Sean Herman
PHYSICIAN

Sean Herman

MD, FACS
Hakan Usal
PHYSICIAN

Hakan Usal

MD
Ritwik Grover
PHYSICIAN

Ritwik Grover

MD
Ahmed Nasser
PHYSICIAN

Ahmed Nasser

MD
Tzvi Small
PHYSICIAN

Tzvi Small

MD, FACS
Sidney Rabinowitz
PHYSICIAN

Sidney Rabinowitz

MD, FACS
David Rayfield
PHYSICIAN

David Rayfield

MD
Jonathan Weiswasser
PHYSICIAN

Jonathan Weiswasser

MD, FACS
Stephen Dudick
PHYSICIAN

Stephen Dudick

MD
Robert T. Nevitt III
PHYSICIAN

Robert T. Nevitt III

MD
Chris Lakhiani
PHYSICIAN

Chris Lakhiani

MD
Mark Yazid
PHYSICIAN

Mark Yazid

MD
Peter  Andrawes
PHYSICIAN

Peter Andrawes

MD
Mohit Sood
PHYSICIAN

Mohit Sood

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Financing & Insurance

Unless medically necessary, laser scar removal is not typically covered by insurance. Our friendly staff will work closely with you to help you understand the cost and financing options for your treatment plan.

Our Process

01
schedule
Schedule a Consultation

During your consultation, our expert surgeons will listen and work with you to fully understand the look you wish to achieve.

02
explore-options
Explore
Your Options

We will review and explain all of your cosmetic options and identify which procedure is right for you.

03
transforamation
Start Your Transformation

Our friendly and compassionate staff and physicians will guide you through the entire process, answer all of your questions and alleviate any concerns.

Filter By States
Map of Locations

Scar Treatment in NJ and PA

Shrewsbury 535 Sycamore Ave Shrewsbury, NJ 07702
Flemington 194 NJ-31, Pavilion 2, Suite 102 Flemington, NJ 08822
Hackettstown 57 Route 46E, Suite 201 Hackettstown, NJ 07840
Lehigh Valley 1401 Fairmont Street Whitehall, PA 18052
Montclair 1 Bay Avenue, Suite 4 Montclair , NJ 07028
Phoenixville 826 Main Street, Suite 203 Phoenixville, PA 19460
Brick 74 Brick Boulevard, Building 4, Suite 205 Brick, NJ 08723
East Brunswick 192 Summer Hill Rd, Suite 201 East Brunswick, NJ 08816
Florham Park 83 Hanover Road, Suite 260 Florham Park, NJ 07932
Hopewell 2 Capital Way , Suite 390, 3rd Floor Hopewell, NJ 08534
New York City 635 Madison Ave, 14th Floor New York City , NY 10022
Rockland County 257 Lafayette Ave , Suite 200 Suffern, NY 10901
Bridgewater-Greymark 1200 US Route 22 East, Suite 19 Bridgewater, NJ 08807
Edison 102 James Street, Suite 202 Edison, NJ 08820
Freehold 3499 Route 9 North, Building 2, Suite 2C-2 Freehold, NJ 07728
Egg Harbor Township 4096 English Creek Ave Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234
Hackensack 20 Prospect Ave, Suite 903, 9th Floor Hackensack, NJ 07601
Jersey City 377 Jersey City, Suite 220 Jersey City, NJ 07302
Montgomery 700 W Germantown Pike, Suite 200 Montgomery, PA 19401
Union 950 West Chestnut St, Suite 102 Union, NJ 07083
Marlton 11 Eves Drive, Suite 170 Marlton, NJ 08053
Linwood 222 New Road, Suite 6 Linwood, NJ 08221
Jersey Shore University Medical Center 19 Davis Avenue, 7th Floor Neptune City , NJ 07753
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Paramus 305 Rt 17 South, Suite 3-100A Paramus, NJ 07652
Abington 2701 Blair Mill Road, Suite 10 Willow Grove, PA 19090
Manahawkin 1100 Route 72 West, 3rd Floor, Suite 306A Manahawkin, NJ 08050

Financing & Insurance

Plastic surgery is an investment. Our dedicated staff is happy to help patientsnavigate insurance coverage and understand the costs and financing of care.

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