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How do I get rid of a scar on my arm?

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Dr. Lara Devgan
Surgery - Plastics
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In brief: Many options

Scars mature and can continue to improve for up to a year. They are sun-sensitive and may become hyperpigmented with sun exposure.
The best way to treat a scar depends on the scar. Options include silicone gel, silicone sheeting, use of filler (for spot or crater-like scars), laser therapy, hydroquinone, dermabrasion, or kenalog (triamcinolone) injection, or surgical scar revision. See your plastic surgeon.

In brief: Many options

Scars mature and can continue to improve for up to a year. They are sun-sensitive and may become hyperpigmented with sun exposure.
The best way to treat a scar depends on the scar. Options include silicone gel, silicone sheeting, use of filler (for spot or crater-like scars), laser therapy, hydroquinone, dermabrasion, or kenalog (triamcinolone) injection, or surgical scar revision. See your plastic surgeon.
Dr. Lara Devgan
Dr. Lara Devgan
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Dr. Randolph Wong
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Stop inflammation

Various methods to reduce inflammation of acne can help to reduce scars.
Silastic sheeting and silicone ointments may be effective. Steroids, cooling, cold lasers, anti-oxidants, hormonal manipulation, and other carefully selected topical programs should be consider in consultation with a qualified specialist.

In brief: Stop inflammation

Various methods to reduce inflammation of acne can help to reduce scars.
Silastic sheeting and silicone ointments may be effective. Steroids, cooling, cold lasers, anti-oxidants, hormonal manipulation, and other carefully selected topical programs should be consider in consultation with a qualified specialist.
Dr. Randolph Wong
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