I have two brown surgical scars on my upper abdomen about an inch long each. I have tried just about everything to try to lighten them (silicone gel, mederma, hydroquinone, pixel lasers..etc). What can someone with my skin type do to fade these relatively flat but discolored scars? Is there a laser treatment I should direct my attention to? These scars are 10+ years old.
Asian Male with Small Old Surgical Scars, Perhaps Hyperpigmentation?
Doctor Answers 1
Melapeel for exfoliation and lightening of scars
Topical skin lightening creams (Melarase AM and Melarase PM) will eventually fade the scars. I often combine the creams with exfoliating MelaPeel chemical peels.
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