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Is there a maximum number of laser treatments?

Hi, I've been receiving pulse dye laser treatment for a scar on my cheek. I've gotten a total of 6 treatments and my scar has progressively improved. Although I realize complete elimination of the scar is not possible, I feel like improvement can still be made. Is there a maximum number of laser treatments where they stop being effective or will my scar continue to show improvement as long as I continue to receive laser treatment? Also, is it dangerous in any way to keep getting laser treatment? Thanks.
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No, there's no maximum.  You should continue them until you and your doctor see that no further improvement is happening.  The pulsed dye laser is non-invasive, so there's no cumulative effect on the skin, and no risk of permanent damage.

Take care.

Dr. Rockoff
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