It's been over eight months already since my face/chin surgery and scars around the ears are very raised and red. My PS wants to keep injecting steroids, three time with no positive results He had told me he would do revision, but now he just wants to keep treating them with steroids. He told me himself thar it was no good to have more than three in a year. Please help!
Best Way to Remove Scars?
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Improving the appearance of facelift/necklift scars
Steroids will sometimes help flatten raised scars, but will do little to address the redness. There are a few lasers available that may be able to reduce the redness along the incision lines, such as a pulsed-dye laser. The scars may be red and raised because of excess tension on the incision, so a revision will be successful only if the skin can be closed in a tension-free manner.