What treatment do you suggest for 2 year old inframammary scars? (Photos)
8 months ago
I had a breast augmentation done April 2014 when I was 18 yrs old resulting in hypertrophic scars. I kept waiting it out because I knew it took 1-2 years for scars to heal. Near the two year mark I went back to my surgeon and did 3 rounds of steroid shots approximately 6 weeks apart. It's been 2 months since my last injection, and although they have improved, some parts of the scars are still raised and they are clearly still dark/reddish. Any suggestions for improvement?? Thank you!
Doctor Answers 3
Pulsed dye laser and Plato's Scar Serum
Plato's Scar Serum twice daily can help smooth out your hypertrophic scars and make them less noticeable.
Best, Dr. Karamanoukian
Laser scar treatments
I would recommend starting with a vascular laser such as the Vbeam pulsed dye laser to reduce redness and improve appearance. This can be combined with or followed by in subsequent session a fractional laser - either ablative or non-ablative depending on physician assessment. Intralesional injections can be used on any thick areas. There are many treatment options and I think very significant potential for improvement in these scars - I encourage to seek treatment.
Sometimes laser treatments can help improve the redness. Best to discuss with you surgeon. All the best.
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