Acne are common during teenage but they can occur in twenties and thirties also. Pimples are treated with oral antibiotics.

What are the treatments available for pimples?

Pimples are treated by oral antibiotics, creams, drugs to decrease sebaceous glands activity. The effects are temporary. Lasers are the latest in the treatment of pimples.

How do lasers act on pimples?

Lasers reduce the activity of sebaceous glands and the pimples are markedly reduced. A combination of drugs and lasers give the best results.

How many sessions are necessary?

Around 10 sessions are necessary.

Is it possible to completely eradicate pimples?

If all the sebaceous glands are damaged completely, then the pimples do not come, but the face will become very dry.

What is the best treatment for scars resulting from pimples?

Shallow scars can be improved with 1320 nm laser. The effect is slow, there is no down time and one can attend the office immediately, but it will take 2 to 3 months for the results to be seen. Deep scars require resurfacing with carbon dioxide laser but it will take one to two weeks for healing. Some scars require subcision and fat injection.