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Whats the best scar removal treatment available?
8 doctors weighed in

Dr. Barry Press
Surgery - Plastics
3 doctors agree
In brief: Be aware that...
Scars cannot be removed, they are permanent.
They can, however, be improved. Beware of anyone who tells you that he/she can remove or erase your scars. There are many treatments. Do your homework, don't expect miracles, and see a surgeon with knowledge and experience in this area.

In brief: Be aware that...
Scars cannot be removed, they are permanent.
They can, however, be improved. Beware of anyone who tells you that he/she can remove or erase your scars. There are many treatments. Do your homework, don't expect miracles, and see a surgeon with knowledge and experience in this area.
Dr. Barry Press
Dr. Barry Press
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Inidividualize
Scar treatments should be individualzed according to specific characteristics of the scar as well as the patients skin type and wound healing tendencies.

In brief: Inidividualize
Scar treatments should be individualzed according to specific characteristics of the scar as well as the patients skin type and wound healing tendencies.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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Dr. Annette Occhialini
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: None can remove
Keep in mind nothing can remove a scar. The best we can do is make the scar less noticeable.
With this in mind there are many options including: massage, moisturizer, sun protection, topical silicone, steroid tape or injections, laser, dermabraision, and surgical revision. The best option depends on the type of scar, location and the age of scar. A plastic surgeon can advise on best treatment.

In brief: None can remove
Keep in mind nothing can remove a scar. The best we can do is make the scar less noticeable.
With this in mind there are many options including: massage, moisturizer, sun protection, topical silicone, steroid tape or injections, laser, dermabraision, and surgical revision. The best option depends on the type of scar, location and the age of scar. A plastic surgeon can advise on best treatment.
Dr. Annette Occhialini
Dr. Annette Occhialini
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Dr. Suman Das
Once a scar always a scar!
Dr. Suman Das
Surgery - Plastics
In brief: It is a misnomer.
The question should be" what is the best treatment for scar improvement".
Once a scar always a scar".Best treatment is prevention.Follow the principles of producing the best scar., eg, direction of incision, method of suturing , splinting during the healing stage and removal of sutures in time etc.The best treatment is massage and pressure.One must give enough time for the scar to mature.When all fail.

In brief: It is a misnomer.
The question should be" what is the best treatment for scar improvement".
Once a scar always a scar".Best treatment is prevention.Follow the principles of producing the best scar., eg, direction of incision, method of suturing , splinting during the healing stage and removal of sutures in time etc.The best treatment is massage and pressure.One must give enough time for the scar to mature.When all fail.
Dr. Suman Das
Dr. Suman Das
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