Scar Revision From Excision On My Forehead. What To Do? (photo)

I am 7-week post op after my PS excised a region of skin containing acne scarring from my forehead. I am really concerned that a very noticeable, long, indented incision line will remain. When he told me once healed will be barely noticeable. He says it looks great at this point and is considering dermabrasion in 3 months to get rid of redness and flatten out the indented line. Any recommendations on next steps? Outlook? What to expect? I am interested in hearing second opinions. Thanks!

Doctor Answers (2)

Scar revision on the forehead


This type of scar is best managed by your current surgeon.  I would recommend a combination of percutaneous scar release, fractional laser resurfacing, and pulsed dye laser.

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