Is It Possible to Completely Remove Chicken Pox Scars on the Face?
- Asked by Enam in Dhaka, Bangladesh
- 3 years ago
Sir, I had chicken pox when I was 11. Now I'm 22, there are 6 chicken pox scars on my face. Can you please tell me, is there any way to completely remove them ?
Chicken Pox scars and treatment
The only way to completely remove them is to excise them. This would replace a divot or depressed scar with a linear scar. Other alternatives which have been performed but generally produce less desireable results are subcision with fillers or excsion with punc grafting and subsequent dermabrasion. Lasers or peels have litttle to offer, in my opinion.
Scar revision for chicken pox scars
Percutaneous scar release, laser resurfacing, and excision are three modalities to remove and improve chicken pox scars in my practice.
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