Scars on Upper Arms

I have scars on both upper arms from a smallpox vaccination. They are a size of a dime and slight indented. I would really want to see them removed or least less noticeable. What do you think are the best treament? I am not sure what type of scar they are. They shines too.

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Scars on Upper Arms

You need to see boarded surgeons to determine if the risk benefit ratios of revisional scar are in your favour. Be careful out there. 

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Smallpox vaccine scar

It's difficult to say without a physical exam but if they are significantly indented then a fat tranfer might be possible.  I would suggest going in to see a board-certified plastic surgeon for a one-on-on consultation.  Good luck!


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