A 27-year-old female asked:
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scar revision or laser treatment? what's best? for keloid scar, also have a mole on the scar tissue

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Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Scar revision + mole: I have not seen impressive results with laser treatment of keloids but perhaps other colleagues have. Furthermore the mole concerns me even more. If this is new, it should be excised for diagnostic purposes. Otherwise keloid treatment is usually initiated with steroid injections, .
Answered on Aug 24, 2015

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