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How Can I Remove or Fade a Large Brown Ulcer Scar from my Shin?

How Can I Remove or Fade a Large Brown Ulcer Scar from my Shin?

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Improvement of leg scars and hyperpigmented dark scars on the legs

Hyperpigmented and chronically inflamed scars can be improved with a combination of topical creams.  In my Los Angeles office, I improve scars with Melaquin AM, Melaquin PM, and MelaPads in order to improve color. 


Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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Hyperpigmentation

Brown pigment will persist in this area unless you get some prescription strength product from your dermatologist. ALSO needed is careful sun avoidance. The sun is always trying to bring a dark spot back so think of the "bleaching" cream as a treatment but not a cure. SPF# 45 at least. All year round (as long as your skin is showing)

 

Hope this helps!

Beverly Johnson, MD
Silver Spring Dermatologist
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