Can I Put Tape over my Scar for Sun Protection?

hey i had stiches and know that they took them of i have a scar in the nose and am a runner so i have to be expose to the sun and i was wondering if i could run with a tape covering the scar and if the could protect the scar from the sun and not have any problem with the scar

Doctor Answers (1)

Melarase AM cream for sun protection and skin lightening of scars

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Tape is one of many possible options. The other is to use a strong physical sunblock plus a skin lightener to prevent PIH. I recommend the Melarase cream twice daily. Raffy Karamanoukian, Los Angeles


Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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