A 26-year-old female asked:
if i put 28, 000iu of vitamin e oil on my scars every night, how long will it take before they diminish or go away?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Plastic Surgery 34 years experience
Never: Vitamin ee may be a good moisturizing agent but there is very little research to show it will improve scars other than the effects of massaging it in and certainly it will not remove it.
5174 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 30-year-old member asked:
How much and how often do I apply vitamin E oil to my scars?
3 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Pathology 44 years experience
As often as you wish: Do not expect much in the way of results. If it causes inflammation, stop using it. Even dermatologists treating acne scars can only make them less conspicuous.
5100 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 45-year-old member asked:
Vitamin e oil, good for scars?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Wound care 36 years experience
Helps soften: Topical vitamin e is one thing that will help soften scars and help them be less noticable.
4902 viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Apr 16, 2013
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