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Age 17, Had Chicken Pox at Age 9, Left Deep Black Spots? (photo)

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Treating chicken pox scars that are dark

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Great question.  I would begin treatment with Melaquin cream for hyperpigmentation followed by subcisionfor the deep pitted scars.

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