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how to remove my scars?

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Dr. Otto Placik
Plastic Surgery 34 years experience
Improve not remove: A be scars can be improved with wound care, exfoliation, dermabrasion, peels, laser, grafting, fat transfer, camouflage make-up, surgery and more. However they generally cannot be removed. Discuss with a dermatologist after first .Controlling the outbreaks.
Dr. Thomas Wright
Phlebology 29 years experience
Size & location ?: Scars can be improved with proper care allowing optimal healing, silicone films, etc. Small scars on the skin can almost disappear. Larger skin scars need procedures some surgical to hide or camouflage them. There are a lot of options but the specific treatment depends on size, location and age of the scar.

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What kind of doctor can remove scars?

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Dr. Barry Press
Plastic Surgery 44 years experience
Improve, not remove: Scars are permanent. That being said, they can often be improved and made less apparent. This can be done after the scar matures and almost any time in the future. See a surgeon certified by the american board of plastic surgery to explore your options.
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A 23-year-old female asked:

How to remove scars? Wat product should I buy to remove scars?

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Dr. James Cullington
Plastic Surgery 27 years experience
Scar removal: Scar removal is usually reduction of scars or replacement with a better scar in general there are no erasers so some residual scar remain.
A 43-year-old member asked:

What is a good way to remove scars?

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Dr. Otto Placik
Plastic Surgery 34 years experience
Improve not remove: Many options exist for cosmetic improvement and include anti-inflammatories, peels, exfoliation, lasers, resurfacing, bleaching, excision, grafting, fillers, and much more, scars vary in their severity and so do the treatments. See a plastic surgeon, dermatologist or ENT for options.
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How can you remove scars of cutting?

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Dr. Otto Placik
Plastic Surgery 34 years experience
Improve not remove: A be scars can be improved with wound care, exfoliation, dermabrasion, peels, laser, grafting, fat transfer, camouflage make-up, surgery and more. However they generally cannot be removed. Tattoo can camouflage scars. Clearly, the primary issue is to address the problem which brought you to the point of cutting. This should be treated with proper counseling.
A 36-year-old member asked:

Does clobeta gm cream work to remove scars?

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Dr. Marguerite Barnett
Plastic Surgery 42 years experience
Unlikely to work: Clobeta gm cream is a steroid cream which can lessen inflammation and is used to treat autoimmune diseases. It is not generally useful for scars. It is best used to prevent development of scars in conditions such as eczema.

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