15-month-old thyroidectomy scar still red after laser treatments? (photos)

I have had 6 Laser Genesis treatments and there has not been any change to my scar. It is still very red. Is there anything else I could try to get rid of the redness completely?

Doctor Answers 2

Treatments for redness

Thank you for your question vi185. Redness can be seen with some scars. Redness can be treated wit ha variety of treatments. Nd:YAG treatments such as laser genesis can be helpful. But sometimes the settings need to be adjusted. Other lasers that help with redness include KTP, pulsed dye, and IPL. Please consult with a doctor for specific recommendations. Good luck!

Encino Physician
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Keloid scar treatment

1-3 treatments with Kenalog injections by a competent Dermatologist should shrink this down nicely.  Quick, inexpensive, very effective.

Gregory Pistone, MD
Cherry Hill Dermatologist
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