A 28-year-old male asked:
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i had shingles (herpes zoster) 6 months ago but the scars are still there on my face. how can i get rid of the scars? please help.

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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. Avoid sun exposure; it may take up to a year for the scars to fully mature. See a plastic surgeon to begin your search for an appropriate course of action. Good luck!
Answered on Nov 28, 2017

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