I've had extreme chicken pox scars for over 20 years. What treatment would you recommend? (photo)
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Treatment of chicken pox scars
I might suggest excising them and closing them with fine sutures. You would be trading a pox mark for a scar, but thick scars are very unusual in the mid-forehead. The advantage would be that the contour would be smooth, so much less noticeable, and no shadow effect. A fine line scar is much more easily hidden with makeup.
You might ask your surgeon about excising one of the smaller areas and see what you think.
Those are my thoughts. Good luck!
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