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chicken pox scar removal

i am 27. i had chicken pox before 2 month (20th oct. 2013). it left lots of scar on my face. i am worried about these scar. i want to remove these chicken pox scar from my face. i went to a dermatologist he told me about laser treatment. please suggest me what treatment is best for chicken pox scars.

(After 25 day of chicken pox doctor removed  dry scabs from my face with a cotton swab )  
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Hello,
Chicken pox scars are difficult to treat and are due to post inflammatory hyperpigmentation. Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation is a condition where there is an excess amount of pigment following a disease process that affects the skin.  Without treatment, this usually takes about 6 months to resolve and for the skin color to go back to its normal color.  Topical treatments with acids and chemical peels can be effective but can take a while for the skin to totally revert to its normal color.  Microdermabrasion can also be done, but this might require several sessions.  Skin resurfacing using lasers is also an option.  
It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.





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Thank you doctor for your answer,
i want to know one more thing when doctor removed dry scabs from my face with a cotton swab it left lots of small holes on my face. Is they heal automatically or they require treatment like laser etc.

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i want to go for laser treatment. please tell me, Is laser treatment is 100% safe.
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