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What is the Best Treatment for a Surgery Scar on Knee?

I have an onld surgery scar on my knee and I do not want it to be so noticeable.

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Scar revision

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The scar has widened because of motion at the knee creating distracting forces on the scar edges. That will not change if you cut out the scar to make a new one as long as the knee moves. In fact it could make things worse. In my experience this is as good as it gets-sorry to say so.

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Surgical scar and laser scar revision

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Fractional co2 laser skin resurfacing may improve the texture of this scar.  Scar revision is likely too risky for recurrence.

Web reference: http://surgery90210.com/cosmetic-dermatology/38/scar-revision.aspx

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