A 37-year-old female asked:
how to get rid of old scars?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Daniel Quon answered
42 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
See a surgeon: You should consult with a surgeon to see what options you have to treat the scars.
Answered on Jun 26, 2016
Dr. Lara Devgan answered
14 years experience Plastic Surgery
Many options: Scars mature and can continue to improve for up to a year. They are sun-sensitive and may become hyperpigmented with sun exposure. The best way to treat a scar depends on the scar. Options include silicone gel, silicone sheeting, use of filler (for spot or crater-like scars), laser therapy, hydroquinone, dermabrasion, or kenalog (triamcinolone) injection, or surgical scar revision. See your plastic surgeon.
Answered on May 6, 2016
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