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Acne Scars Removal in Latin America

Hospitals, clinics and medical centers in Latin America performing Acne Scars Removal teatments.

Clínica Anglo Americana

Clínica Anglo Americana is a JCI accredited medical facility established in 1921 and works with many international insurers. The innovative hospital with its bilingual staff keeps up to date with advanced technologies, and provides treatment in many fields.

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Nieto-Tejeda Plastic Surgery

A plastic surgery and aesthetic procedures clinic with 4 Physicians, led by Dr. Rubén Nieto Balcázar, a certified plastic surgeon.

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100 - 1,500 US$

Dr. Ramon Javier Navarro Ceballos

Dr. Navarro specializes in Aesthetic Reconstructive Surgery of the face, neck, ears, nose, buttocks, belly, breast, arms and hair restoration. Dr. Navarro has been professor of the Faculty of Medicine of Yucatan.

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Dr. Ramon Navarro, MD

Plastic Surgeon

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1,500 - 2,000 US$

San Javier Hospital

A 73 bed private, tertiary, full service hospital. San Javier Hospital is affiliated with 3,000 specialized, board certifies physicians, and offers the full range of medical specialties.

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CIMA Hospital

A modern, JCI accredited hospital which provides a full range of diagnostic, emergency, medical and surgical services.

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Dr. Miguel Alfaro

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Dr. Anabelle Salas

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

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Acne Scar Treatments

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Hospital Velmar

A small multi specialty hospital located in the town of Ensanada, Mexico. A staff of 50 physicians provides surgical and medical care in over 20 medical specialties. The doctors can speak English, and the hospital provides services to foreign patients.

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San Angel Hospital

A small, modern, private hospital, located in the border city of Nuevo Laredo, right across the Texas border. 50% of the patients come from the United States, due to the proximity to the Texas border, and to the easy access by car and by air.

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Hospital Universitario Austral

A tertiary university hospital with over 750 physicians, providing medical services in most medical specialties. Services to foreign patients include interpreters, insurance coordination, and transportation arrangements. Both hospital and doctors have liability insuranc

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Acne Scar Removal

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About Acne Scars Removal

This information is intended for general information only and should not be considered as medical advice on the part of Health-Tourism.com. Any decision on medical treatments, after-care or recovery should be done solely upon proper consultation and advice of a qualified physician.

What techniques are available for acne scars removal?
There are many acne scars treatments that produce results, depending on the type of acne scar and the extent of the scarring. Treatments are often combined for the best results.

  • Laser skin resurfacing: A laser is used to remove layers of skin so that new skin can reform below it.
  • CO2 laser skin resurfacing
  • Fractional laser skin resurfacing
  • Chemical peel
  • Steroid injections: Steroids are injected using a fine needle into the acne scar, which helps stop skin inflammation and reduce the size of the scar.
  • Surgical removal: The doctor cuts the scar from the skin, allowing blood to clot beneath and produce connective tissue to smooth the surface of the skin. Techniques include punch elevation and punch excision for deep scars, and subcutaneous incision for rolling scars.
  • Cryosurgery: Liquid nitrogen is applied to the skin to freeze the scar, which causes the tissue to die and new, non-scarred skin to grow in its place.
  • Dermabrasion
  • Topical scar treatments: Over-the-counter and prescription gels, creams, liquids and lotions are available as acne scar treatments.
  • Dermal fillers: Dermal fillers like fat and collagen are injected into the acne scar to produce a raised skin surface and a smoother look to the skin.

Who is a suitable candidate for acne scars removal?
The patient needs to be free of active acne for at least three months before acne scar treatments can take place.

Duration of procedure/surgery : The duration of acne scars treatments is from a few minutes to more than an hour, depending on the technique used.

Number of sessions required : Several sessions are often needed, depending on the technique being used.

Days admitted : None. Acne scars removal treatments take place on an outpatient basis.

Anesthesia : Several acne scars treatments, including laser skin resurfacing, use local anesthesia.

Recovery : The recovery period for acne scars treatments depends on the procedure used and varies from immediate recovery from steroid injections to two or three months for a deep chemical peel.

Risks : - Darkening or lightening of the skin.
- Redness.
- Infection.
- Itching.
- Skin sensitivity.

After care : - You may need to wear a bandage over the treated area following the procedure.
- Treat any pain and swelling with painkilling medication.
- Keep treated skin out of the sun following acne scar treatments.

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