Worth an excision? (Photo)

Had this chicken pox scar for 20 years. Is it worth an excision to line scar? I had a consultation and highly considering it but scared it will change the shape of my eye since it's so close. It does bother me but can be covered with makeup. I guess I'm asking if the pros out weigh the cons? If excisions usually have good results. All honest opinions/suggestions welcome.

Doctor Answers 2

Subcision and ematrix RF

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I would recommend a combination protocol of subcision, fillers, fractional lasers, and ematrix RF to help smooth out your scar.


Dr. Karamanoukian

Los Angeles

Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
4.8 out of 5 stars 95 reviews

Acne Scarring -- Lasers (Fraxel, Co2/Erbium, VIVA, Intensif); Microneedling/PRP, Fillers (Bellafill); Subcision; Punch Excision

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Scarring requires a combination approach such as punch excision, lasers, and fillers. Sometimes subcision and fillers are enough.  Please get a formal consultation.  Best, Dr. Emer.

Jason Emer, MD
Los Angeles Dermatologic Surgeon
4.8 out of 5 stars 207 reviews

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