I got some old white scars in my legs. What is the best way to remove them?
What is the Best Cure for White Scars?
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Scars are permanent, but improvement may be an option
Unfortunately, scars are, by definition, permanent. They cannot be completely removed without leaving additional (although sometimes improved) scarring. However, they can sometimes be improved by surgical revision or topical silicone sheeting, depending on the location, size, color, length, etc.
Every scar is different though, so it is important to see a physician in person to get an accurate assessment of your options. I would recommend finding a dermatologic surgeon in your area at www.asds.net.
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