A member asked:

How easy is it to get a chest tube scar flattened? i had ohs when i was 8 and i am now 43

3 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Barry Press answered

Specializes in Plastic Surgery

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 time. See a board-certified plastic surgeon to evaluate your options. Good luck!

Answered Mar 24, 2014



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Dr. Mark Soberman answered

Specializes in Surgery - Thoracic

See a plastic surgeon. Scar revision can often be done in the office.

Answered Mar 22, 2014



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