Please help, I just fell on my lip and face one week ago. Surface off my skin peel off. Doctor gave me Stratamed - but my scrape is almost healed. Light pink colour skin appeared on my wound area, my lips area become light pink. Is there any help to retain back my original lip colour?? Please help. I have attached the photo of my lip. L
Skin Lip Abrasion Scar Help? (photo)
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Skin Lip Abrasion Scar Help?
Thank you for posting photos. This is a very fresh injury. Your best options now are to keep the wound moist until it is entirely healed. Your pigment might or might not return over several months. If you reach a point where you've completely healed 6-12 months and your pigment has not returned medical-grade tattoo can be placed in that area to better blend your natural skin tone and coverup the light pink area. I would expect that this will improve significantly with time. I hope this information is helpful.
Stephen Weber MD, FACS
Weber Facial Plastic Surgery
Web reference: http://weberfacialplasticsurgery.com/scar-treatments/
Lip Scar Treatment in Los Angeles
If a lip scar persists, it may be necessary to undergo a lip scar revision that includes excision and layered closure. Raffy Karamanoukian, Los Angeles
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