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How can I get rid of old chicken pox scars? (photo)

I had chicken pox at 14 but now i m 20 nd chicken pox are still on my face .so.i have total four scars on face .. two are small atrophic scars which are just little deep nd other two are hypotrophic scars .. so i m frm india...looking for a good doctor ...nd plz do suggest some good line of treatments through which i can get rid of them as much as possible...

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Chicken pox scar, cheek

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The small surface contour deformity caused by your scar can be improved either by injection of a dermal filler, or by a scar subcision followed by daily application suction (vacuum) to decrease on the tendency of the scar to retract  and become deep again.  Best of luck.


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