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how can I get rid of my accidental scars

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Improve not remove: It is not possible to remove a scar once it has formed but it may be possible to improve them. Avoid sun exposure with the use of a high spf sunblock ... Read More

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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Dark spot: The hyperpigmentation after a pimple isn't a scar. It needs to fade on its own, which can take months. Don't mess with is -- skin bleaches are more li ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Laser Scar Removal: Using the latest laser technology, the beam of the laser penetrates the pores of the skin, smoothing the deep layers of the skin and improving the ski ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Bowman
18 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Options....: There are several. It depends on where the scars are and how old they are. Sometimes topical treatments may be beneficial. More invasive options li ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Desman
30 years experience Plastic Surgery
Can be improved mayb: Scars can not be made to disappear. There are scar gels and creams that can improve the appearance of a scar that you already have. You can sometimes ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Petrie
34 years experience Travel Medicine
Bug Bite Scars: Some patients find the product Mederma to help in scar management.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
49 years experience Dermatology
Yes and no: Most of the scar "removal" cream like Mederma or laser is safe, however, its efficacy is hard to ascertain. Surgery can get rid of it, but it creates ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
23 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Facial scar: Scars are permanent. However they can be improved with surgery and resurfacing procedures.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Stop itch &skin care: First find the cause of the itching which can be quite a difficult endeavor. Second, stop itching by treating the primary problem whether it be idiopa ... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Varies: Depends on location and color of scar. If it is flat topical retinoids such as retin a (tretinoin) will slowly lighten color. If they are raised scars ... Read More

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