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How Long Should You Let a Scar Mature Before Considering a Filler Underneath?

I had a shave biopsy done on 4/5/12 on the bridge of my nose. And while I am sure hoping it fills in-can I do a filler if it does not? If so, what filler do you recommend for the bridge of the nose and when can I do it? Thank you for talking the time to answer my question. Amber

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Shave biopsies of the nose fill in within 6 months on their own 80% of the time.

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I would wait 6 months or at least 3 months to fill in a biopsy site since they fill in themselves nicely within 6 months 80% of the time.  Sincerely,

David Hansen,MD

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