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How can I remove a black, deep indented scar in middle of forehead. (photo)

How to remove a 23 year old indented scar on my forehead? I got this scar when i hit my forehead in an iron gate while playing with my friends.I was 8 years old at that time. Can you please advise me whats the best treatment for my scar? Thank you very much....

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Scar revision on the forehead in Los Angeles

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Scar revision may be a good option to improve the deep indented scar on your forehead.  Scars can be excised and resutured to improve results. 

Raffy Karamanoukian MD FACS

Web reference: http://karemd.com/cosmetic-dermatology/11/scar-treatment.aspx

Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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How can I remove a black, deep indented scar in middle of forehead?

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It looks like part of that laceration either opened after repair or you lost a small amount of tissue due to the injury. With this type of mature scar the best option is typically a scar revision during which the old scar is removed and replaced with a finer surgical scar.

Web reference: http://weberfacialplasticsurgery.com/scar-treatments/

Denver Facial Plastic Surgeon
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