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What's the best way to get scares to fade, expecially one the face?
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Dr. J David Holcomb
Facial Plastic Surgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Options
Skinmedica scar recovery gel, excel v laser (genesis) treatment and other options depending on the nature of the scar.

In brief: Options
Skinmedica scar recovery gel, excel v laser (genesis) treatment and other options depending on the nature of the scar.
Dr. J David Holcomb
Dr. J David Holcomb
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Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No one answer
Scars on face as well as anywhere may take up to 2-3 years to really start to fade and large ones like keloids may require steroid injections to reduce.
It really depends on skin type and how prone you are to scars.

In brief: No one answer
Scars on face as well as anywhere may take up to 2-3 years to really start to fade and large ones like keloids may require steroid injections to reduce.
It really depends on skin type and how prone you are to scars.
Dr. Kevin Considine
Dr. Kevin Considine
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Dr. Steven Zimmet
Aesthetic Medicine
In brief: Varies
The treatment depends on what type of scar, location and skin type, and range from topical treatments (silicone gel, onion extracts), injections of a low dose of cortisone for thickened scars, lasers such as pulsed light or pulsed dye for red scars, fraxel & fractionated co2 for acne scars .
Fillers can sometimes be used for elevate depressed acne scars. Consult a dermatologist or plastic surgeon.

In brief: Varies
The treatment depends on what type of scar, location and skin type, and range from topical treatments (silicone gel, onion extracts), injections of a low dose of cortisone for thickened scars, lasers such as pulsed light or pulsed dye for red scars, fraxel & fractionated co2 for acne scars .
Fillers can sometimes be used for elevate depressed acne scars. Consult a dermatologist or plastic surgeon.
Dr. Steven Zimmet
Dr. Steven Zimmet
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