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What Treatments Are There for Ingrown Hair Scars on Breasts?

I am currently having laser hair removal around my nipples but up till now I have been plucking the hairs which caused some ingrown hairs. A couple got infected and i picked them which has caused a scar which goes in slightly and is about 7mm in width. Is there any treatment for this sort of scar? Thank you in advance.

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Scars

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If these are fresh scars and less than nine months to one year old they will improve simply with the passage of time


New York Plastic Surgeon
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MelaPeel treatment for areolar hyperpigmentation

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Hyperpigmented scars on the areola can be treated with Melaquin PM and MelaPeel treatments

Raffy Karamanoukian, MD, FACS
Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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