how do i get rid of scars? i have many of them on my legs and i've tried lemons, and honey, and vaseline, but they're still there
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Plastic Surgery 44 years experience
Improve, not remove.: 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 dermatologist or board-certified plastic surgeon to evaluate your options.
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Plastic Surgery 41 years experience
Sorry, you can't: Get rid of scars. No surgeon, surgical technique, laser, cream, or magic potion in existence today can completely eliminate or remove scars. Skillful and judicious plastic surgery can often improve them, but you get a new scar (hopefully better) replacing the old one. Always. Staying out of the sun will help avoid hyperpigmentation of immature (new) scars. Sorry, but that's the truth!
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