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Santa Rosa, CA
A 36-year-old female asked:

I had ulna bone shortening surgery 2 months ago it left me with a large 6 inch scar. what's the best way to treat the scar? i hate how it looks.

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Dr. Som Kohanzadeh
Surgery - Plastics 18 years experience
Silicone sheeting: Multiple ways to treat scars. But you must wait until completely healed and this can be best determined by asking your doctor when it is safe to use scar treatments. Silicone sheets can be applied directly over the scar, these apply a pressure that can help decrease the scar. Other creams and gels are also available as well as laser therapy to diminish scars. A plastic surgeon can best direct you.
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Last updated Oct 13, 2013

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