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Silicone Scar Cream
Are the effects of silicone creams for hypertrophic scars permanent? Or I have to use them forever?
Since hypertrophic: SCARS develop slowly over time you may have to use whatever "helps" again although continuous use for a lifetime is unlikely! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more
2 -3 weeks: after scar has completely healed.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can I get a scar cream to improve appearance of a ten year old above lip facial scar as shows when light hits it a certain way?
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?
Really none.: If you have a true keloid scar the best first line treatment is steroid injection. If that fails to improve the keloid to your satisfaction the next option is excision which comes with very high recurrence rates (and can come back worse than the original) and a postop regimen of silicone, pressure, and in severe cases even radiation treatment. ...Read more
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