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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bark
49 years experience Dermatology
Pockmarks: There are many ways to try to get rid of pockmarks in the skin. The sometimes they can be raised or elevated to near invisibility using injectable fil ... Read More

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Alexander
27 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes: Crater scarring is common in chickenpox. Filling, mechanical dermabrasion (planning), or surgical removal/suturing are most common treatments. All sc ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
36 years experience Wound care
Forever Present: A scar forms when there is healing of an injury to the tissues. Remember that with almost all wounds, healing continues for months and months as we ... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Improve not remove : These scars can be excised buttery will only be replaced with another scar. Many options exist and will vary depending on the depth, width and severit ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Press
44 years experience Plastic Surgery
Improve, not remove.: Scars cannot be removed but there is a large variety of techniques to improve their appearance, both surgical and non-surgical. They also improve with ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tara Passow
40 years experience Dermatology
Not necessarily: Chicken pox scars can develop no matter how careful you are about scratching.
A member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Plastic surgeon: A good plastic surgeon may give you several options to consider. Some dermatologists may also have expertise in this area.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Press
44 years experience Plastic Surgery
Improve, not remove.: Scars cannot be removed but there is a large variety of techniques to improve their appearance, both surgical and non-surgical. They also improve with ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Press
44 years experience Plastic Surgery
Improve, not remove.: Scars cannot be removed but there is a large variety of techniques to improve their appearance, both surgical and non-surgical. They also improve with ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Tholen
41 years experience Plastic Surgery
Damage by infection: The lesions associated with chicken pox do itch, and scratching per se does not cause scarring, but can lead to superficial infection brought to the s ... Read More

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