How to Get Rid of Visible and Prominent Surgery Scar?
- Asked by mashedpotato in Montreal, QC
- 4 years ago
The scar is about 3-4 inches long and very red in color located under my breast area. I already had surgery to reduce the thickness of this scar but I am not satisfied because the surgery just left another type of scar.
There are a variety of ways to improve scars like you describe
There are a variety of ways to improve scars like you describe. Some respond to lasers or IPL. Others can be improved by injections of cortisone derivatives. Sometimes cortisone tape can diminish the redness. I suggest you see your dermatologist for advice.
Red and firm scars are sometimes difficult to deal with. If you already had a scar revision and it is recent I often suggest keeping it taped for 4-6 weeks after surgery. In addition, silicone sheeting may be helpful.
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