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what is the best treatment or surgery for unsightly scars?

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Dr. Rashid Khan
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
See a Dermatologist: Several surgical and laser procedure are available that can help you. Consult a dermatologist
Dr. Mark Checcone
Facial Plastic Surgery 19 years experience
Silicone gel sheets: Scars look better after compression with a silicone gel sheet which can be worn nightly. The compression helps to remodel deep scar tissue making it flatter. When scars are fresh, the sheet helps remove redness faster too. Surgery or resurfacing treatments are indicated when the orientation, thickness or contracture of the scar needs to be modified. You may need to see a plastic surgeon for help.

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