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Is it possible to clone ones skin and use it for scar treatment?

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Dr. John Ebner
Dermatology
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In brief: Possibly

There is a new product that has been available for a few months called laviv (azficel).
The technique involves taking small 3mm skin samples from behind the ear, sending them to a lab, growing up the cells (fibroblasts) for 3 months, then sending them back to be injected into the nasolabial folds/wrinkles. Results are good. I suspect it may become available to deal with scar treatment.

In brief: Possibly

There is a new product that has been available for a few months called laviv (azficel).
The technique involves taking small 3mm skin samples from behind the ear, sending them to a lab, growing up the cells (fibroblasts) for 3 months, then sending them back to be injected into the nasolabial folds/wrinkles. Results are good. I suspect it may become available to deal with scar treatment.
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