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
Can I Put Tape over my Scar for Sun Protection?
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Melarase AM cream for sun protection and skin lightening of scars
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
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