Form of body modification known as microdermal or surface anchor (not to be confused with surface piercing) Piercing had gotten badly infected then rejected completely from skin Left deep red scar, slightly raised then flattened after 2-3 weeks Still was very red in color What can be done to reduce the red/purple pigment in the scarred skin? Piercing was on my chest
Any Possible Revisions for Hypertrophic Scar After Piercing?
Doctor Answers 1
Fixing a scar after chest piercing
There are several options depending on the actual appearance. They include surgery, steroid, IPL and laser. Your best bet is to go to a plastic surgeon for an evaluation.
Have a question? Ask a doctor
These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.