Excision Best for Deep Insect Bite Scar?
- Asked by 1608 in Kolkata, India
- 4 years ago
I have a deep scar from an insect bite. It's almost 5 months now. I consulted a dermatologist and plastic surgeon, both are of the opinion that it needs scar removal surgery and even after surgery, the entire spot may not go. The dermatologist mentioned that the tissues underlying the scar are dead, needs to be removed, and the skin has to be stitched. Is there any other option or do you think this is the right way to go? Thanks in advance!
Insect bite scar and surgery
The treatment for insect bite scars on the legs are difficult. Although your scar is pigmented, surgery alone will likely lead to a lengthier scar and more pigmentation.
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Excision for deep scar sounds reasonable
It sounds like since both of your opinions agree that you are on the right track. For deep set scar removal of most (if not all) of that scar tends to produce the best result in most cases.
Excision and laser
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