What kind of treatment is there available to rectify a scar located between my knee and ankle on the front of my leg? (photo)
Saint Petersburg, FL
9 months ago
What is the range of surgery and or treatment options to have my scar removed. What kind of surgery and/or treatment is there available to rectify a scar located between my knee and ankle on the front of my leg? Creams/Gels applied for several months have not improved the scar. I would like to learn of all the options to remove it completely. If it can not be removed completely, how much improvement can be expected? Thanks!
Doctor Answers 1
Hello, a chemical peel should help lighten the scar. You may need between 3-6 sessions for the peel to be effective. Surgery would not be a viable option due to the location of the scar and it may just cause a larger scar. I would suggest continuing using the creams/gels and giving them more time to work. Good luck.
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