Hi, would dermabrasion help with these scars that I have post alar reduction ?
Will Dermabrasion Help with Scars After Alar Reduction?
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Dermabrasion for alar resection scars
Dermabrasion can work very well for raised or flat scars. Dermabrasion results are much more limited for depressed scars or "gaps" in previous skin closures (which is the case with your nostrils). Based on the pics... I would advise re-excision the with more careful closure. Hope that is helpful. All the best, Dr. Vartanian.
Dermabrasion help with scars after alar reduction
Very doubtful the scars depicted in your photo will benefit from dermabrasion. But if you really want to try go ahead.
From MIAMI Dr. B
Dermabrasion to improve facial scarring
Some practitioners beleive that dermabrasion may benefit scars especially when performed 6-8 weeks after the intial surgical procedure. This is somewhat controversial.
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