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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jess Crosier
30 years experience in Pathology
Atrophic scar: An old injury site that is regressing or becoming LESS noticeable. As opposed to a hypertrophic scar which is raised, proud, and getting larger.

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ram Kalus
Dr. Ram Kalus answered
38 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Yes.: There are many treatments for acne scars ranging from actual surgery to dermabrasion to laser ablation or resurfacing. Often. Multiple treatments may ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Colen
45 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Lots of options: Depending upon the size, location, and depth of the scars several techniques can be used to help improve them. These include the use of lasers, derm ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
21 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Dermabrasion: In the right hands but fraxel is safer and works quite well.
A female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Contact eye doctor: Since I can't tell how the surgery was done, this is a question you need to ask the surgeon about.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience in Plastic Surgery
CIT & fat grafts: I have found that collagen induction therapy with needling and fat grafting can provide some improvement in atrophic scars. Others may require excisio ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience in Rheumatology
It can: The best way to clarify this is to discuss that with your physician and see a dermatologist
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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience in Dermatology
Derm is correct: So you have some scars on your legs. I have some, too. They are from football, but people prefer my exciting war stories. My friends all wish they had ... Read More
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Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience in Internal Medicine
???: I've never heard of laser resurfacing on the glans. If done it would be so painful it would probably require general anesthesia. I'm sure insurance wo ... Read More

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