Which is Better for a Recent Forehead Scar on an Asian Baby - Mederma or Scarfade Gel?
- Asked by drh in Nashville, TN
- 3 years ago
The scar is two months old and measures about an inch running vertical on the forehead. Thanks.
Forehead scar improvement cream
Darker skin types or those that are prone to discoloration do well with topical skin lightening creams after injury. I would recommend the Melarase cream as a first line therapy.
Mederma or Scarfade gel for forehead scar
Either topical will help to improve the appearance of a scar. No head to head studies have been performed that show one working better than the other.
Be sure to use a sunscreen daily to keep the area from pigmenting.
If the scar remains very prominent at about a year, you may want to consult with a facial plastic surgeon to reorient the scar so that it is less visible.
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