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What Type of Treatments or Procedures Can Be Done to Diminish the Appearance of a Scar Caused by a Car Accident? (photo)

Hi RS and Doctor community:My brother had an horrendous car crash in 2009; he survived and we are very thankful that he is still with us!! He suffered head trauma, also had some injuries in the chest and abdominal area which required him to had a colostomy few months after the surgery. Fast forwarding to 2013, he wants to know if there's any type of procedure or treatment that he can get done to minimize the appearance of the scar in the abdominal area. Thanks!

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What Type of Treatments or Procedures Can Be Done to Diminish the Appearance of a Scar Caused by a Car Accident? (photo)

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Either a complete scar revision or do nothing and be happy to be alive. Sure you can try non invasive therapies but the costs in #s and time might be found to be very expensive with very poor results. 

Miami Plastic Surgeon
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Scar revision of abdomen maybe

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It is possible that a scar revision may improve the appearance of his scar. It may also lead to the same scar that he has now as well.  Difficult to predict.

Manhattan Plastic Surgeon
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