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Dr. Barry Press
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Scarring (Definition)

A scar is the result of the body healing. It is the end product of a long cascade of signals and cellular repair that takes approximately a year to complete, and a lifetime to maintain. It is a normal process that occurs whenever ...Read more


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Scar cream for vaginal scarring from surgery?

Scar cream for vaginal scarring from surgery?

Uncommon: The vagina typically heals very nicely after reconstructive procedures. The best topical treatment after vaginal surgery is an estrogen cream. But even that can be delayed for 3 or 4 weeks after surgery to allow for good initial healing. ...Read more

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Whats the best cream for scars post surgery?

Whats the best cream for scars post surgery?

Save your money!: The only cream that can actually have a beneficial effect on scars is retinoids acid or a retinal all others are a waste of your money. Pretty much all 'scar creams' are scams. ...Read more

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What is the best scar cream that I can get to help fade the darkness of a surgical incision? Any natural options that can help as well? Thank you

What is the best scar cream that I can get to help fade the darkness of a surgical incision? Any natural options that can help as well?
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Avoid sunlight.: Use zinc oxide to protect the scar from sunlight which will cause it to darken. Vit E capsules open and spread the liquid on the scar 2X/day for 3-4 months. Not scientifically proven but good anecdotal stories ...Read more

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Best scar cream to get rid of severe burn scar for boiling water ??

Best scar cream to get rid of severe burn scar for boiling water ??

Scars;VitaminE: Life holds no guarantees as we know, but vitamin e oil placed directly on the scar regularly can help to fade or remove the scar. You can get a bottle of it in the drug store. It's inexpensive and worth a try; just be patient. A dermatologist is the best place to start. ...Read more

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Will dermatop cream work on hypertrophic scars after scar revision surgery?

Cream for scars: Cortisone creams are often used to treat scars. You should have your scar evaluated by a dermatologist to see if this cream will help. ...Read more

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I recently had back surgery and the scar is getting somewhat tight when I bend or lean. I put Arbonne neck cream there. Are there better products?

I recently had back surgery and the scar is getting somewhat tight when I bend or lean. I put Arbonne neck cream there. Are there better products?

The tightness is -: -more likely from deeper tissue than the skin, & this is not an unusual symptom. Creams may make the scar look better, but not help with the tightness. Actually Ur skin does not move much with bending. Stand up & have an area of the skin marked with a pen in 2 spots & measure the distance while upright & when bending compare them & the distance is little. ...Read more

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Hello doctors, how much the general success of the acne scars surgery 30% or lower. If there is any cream can help can you tell me which one is better?

Hello doctors, how much the general success of the acne scars surgery 30% or lower. If there is any cream can help can you tell me which one is better?

Fractional laser: With one or more sessions fractionated laser can achieve 50 per cent or more improvement in depressed acne scars. The sciton joule has a fast healing time of 3 and a half days. The fraxel co2 can achieve slightly better results in a session but has a longer healing time.If the scars are an issue see a dermatologist who performs laser for acne scars. ...Read more

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Scars (Definition)

A scar a condition in which an injury (a cut, ...Read more