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What other treatments besides over-the-counter skincare creams are available to eliminate scars?

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Dr. Adam Hamawy
Surgery - Plastics
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In brief: Scar revisions

The appearance of scars can be improved by excising the old one out and replacing it with a better, more discrete one or by resurfacing with use of a laser or dermabrasion.
Sometime both methods are combined for the best result. However, you will still have a scar. You can only improve it, not make it disappear.

In brief: Scar revisions

The appearance of scars can be improved by excising the old one out and replacing it with a better, more discrete one or by resurfacing with use of a laser or dermabrasion.
Sometime both methods are combined for the best result. However, you will still have a scar. You can only improve it, not make it disappear.
Dr. Adam Hamawy
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Dr. Thomas Rohde
General Practice

In brief: Many treatments

There are many treatments because none work well.
A scar is a tear in the fabric of your skin with exuberant healing tissue laving a very visible defect . Some improve with multiple fractional laser treatments, excision of a single large scar and re-suturing can leave a smaller footprint. Work with a doctor skilled in this - an experienced family doc or dermatologist or plastic surgeon.

In brief: Many treatments

There are many treatments because none work well.
A scar is a tear in the fabric of your skin with exuberant healing tissue laving a very visible defect . Some improve with multiple fractional laser treatments, excision of a single large scar and re-suturing can leave a smaller footprint. Work with a doctor skilled in this - an experienced family doc or dermatologist or plastic surgeon.
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