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Can a broad hypertrophic scar on the finger be surgically revised to create a thin line scar?

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Finger scars treated with laser

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Hypertrophic scars on the fingers can be surgical reduced or resurfaced.  Finger scars do well in most cases.  If there is scar contracture, I would recommend a release procedure.

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