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Scar Removing Creams
Probably none: Various treatments can be used to treat acne scarring. Retina type creams might offer some improvement, but this will likely be minimal. Selection of treatment depends on various factors, including the type of scar, location, your skin type & other factors. Treatments include microdermabrasion, dermabrasion, fillers, surgical subcision, and lasers such as fraxel and fractionated co2 resurfacing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For whoever knows about dermatology, I had a keloid removed on my ear months back and I need to know the best scar removing cream to remove the scar?
No: unfortunately over the counter creams will do little to change it. See a dermatologist for help. ...Read more
I am looking for the best possible scar reducing treatment cream/oil. I have had a small biopsy, removing a pigmented lesion on the bridge of my nose.
Will beclomethasone, dipropionate, neomycin sulphate and miconazole nitrate cream help in removing scars?
Hi docs, would beclomethasone, dipropionate, neomycin sulfate and miconazole nitrate cream helps in removing scars mark?
Scars don't go away: They are the result of healing and are permanent. They do, however, mature, i.e. With time. There are some treatments and procedures that may hasten their maturation and make their appearance less objectionable. A plastic surgeon or dermatologist would be a good place to start. ...Read more
Scars can'tdisappear: Sorry, but no cream will make a scar disappear. Scars can be improved with scar massage and, often, a cream will be recommended to facilitate that massage. Cocoa butter has worked very well for my patients as has the more expensive mederma. Sun protection and scar massage are much more important in improving a scar than the nature of the cream you use. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Yes there is no age limit. Also try to stay out the sun and use sun screen ...Read more
Probably not: The main ingredient, azaleic acid, is used to treat acne or rosacea. It acts as an antibiotic but it also can lessen inflammation and can lessen post-inflammatory hyper pigmentation, so if the scar is hyperpigmented or inflamed, it could be of some use. There are other preparations more suited to scar reduction, such as silicone gels. ...Read more
Probably not.: A wrinkle and a scar are very different and usually require different treatments. A wrinkle is a fold that creates a shadow. A wrinkle cream usually will tighten the skin to make it smoother and less likely to from a shadow, which is what makes it noticeable. A scar can be visible due to shadow, texture, or color. A qualified plastic surgeon or dermatologist should be able to advise you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Don't waste your $$$: The only cream worth buying is sunblock to protect the scar from becoming too dark while it is maturing. It is mature when it no longer is even slightly pink. Don't waste a lot of money. There is no good scientific proof that any cream will make the scars heal better or faster. Millions are spent on advertising various creams, lotions, notions and potions so buyer beware. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Do not recommend : It is a steroid cream used primarily on skin condition as eczema, temporary itch due to irritants as poison oak and such. Scar is a heeling skin process and takes time.Scar is more delicate than normal skin and best is use skin moisturizer, avoid sun exposure and other irritants. Steroid cream can further thin scar skin area and make prone to cracking. ...Read more
Wound care: Keep the wound clean with gentle soap and water, place a small amount of antibiotic ointment on the wound, followed by a clean dressing. Do this 2x/day. Once there is no more scabbing or crusting, you can switch to a product like scar fade or scar recovery gel to promote faster healing and a less noticeable scar. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does it do my scars any use if I wld to apply lightening cream for 1 hr n then washing it away? Thanks!
Not really: Scars are permanent, and lightening creams won't really change that. If you have a scar that is thickened, discolored, puckered or otherwise extra unsightly, consult with a board-certified plastic surgeon to discuss what treatments might be an option for your particular scar & skin type. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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