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A 46-year-old member asked:

What to do if i had surgery and i'm left with a four inch scar on my shoulder, how can i eliminate the scar?

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Dr. Glenn Messina
Aesthetic Medicine 37 years experience
Difficult: There are several things you can try provided the healing process is complete. A dermatologist , trained plastic surgeon or aesthetic doctor would be a aide. Steroid injection into the belly of the scar may shrink it. If the scar is unsightly it can be surgically revised with a cosmetic closure Resurfacing laser therapy these are treatments that may help
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Last updated May 30, 2014


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