A member asked:

How can facial scars be removed?

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Dr. Anil Shah answered

Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery

Improve not remove: There is no way to definitively remove facial scars. In some cases, larger scars can be directly excised and improved. In other cases, a variety of techniques may be used such as cross tca, medical roll cit, dermabrasion and laser. Subcision and filler, prp and other techniques can also play a role. Most therapies involve a combination to work syngergistically to improve overall appearance.

Answered 12/26/2018


Dr. Mike Bowman answered

Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery

Treatment vs removal: Scars can be treated based on their characteristics, location and age. Options include scar revision, dermal fillers, lasers, dermabrasion, peels, etc. Obviously these recommendations must be customized for you. Seek out a board certified facial plasti surgeon.

Answered 12/9/2013


Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy answered

Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Depends: Treatment has to be customized and in most cases it may improve rather than remove the scars. There are various options available ranging from prp to fillers to dermabrasions to dermarollers. Consult a cosmetic surgeon near you.

Answered 11/6/2012



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