Tribal Marks on My Face, How Do I Rid of Them? (photo)

Tribal Marks on My Face, How Do I Rid of Them? Hard to look in the Mirror.Am a University Undergraduate of 19.A Girl.

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Tribal marks on the face

You can not permanently get rid of scars; however, they can appear less noticeable. Tribal marking are similar to depressed scars and that they respond well to subcision and needling of the affected area.


Washington DC Dermatologic Surgeon

Percutaneous scar release and MelaPeel for cheek scars

These scars are very difficult to improve.  I would employ a combination of skin lightening chemical peels such as MelaPeel + percutaneous scar release.

Raffy Karamanoukian, MD, FACS
Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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