I treat many of these ulcers and feel that you should first be evaluated with a functional ultrasound to assess the quality and function of your veins. These scars are usually a result of hemosiderin and melanin.
Can Scars from Stasis Leg Ulcers Be Removed?
Doctor Answers (2)
Scarring from Stasis Dermatitis
I would personally NOT RECOMMEND doing anything surgical to correct a scar caused by poor circulation. You are DEFINITELY risking further damage to your already compromised situation. Do apply bland emollients and avoid topical antibiotics but please, nothing "invasive". Don't forget your support stockings during the day!
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.