What are my non surgical options to reduce the appearance of this scar on my forehead? (Photo)
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Scar Solutions with lasers, microneedling/prp, subcision and fillers
I recommend a combination approach. This can be improved with revision, lasers, microneedling/prp, subcision and fillers. See an expert in facial scarring for a formal evaluation. Best, Dr. Emer
How to treat a long standing scar
Thanks for posting your question. From the photo alone, you have a widened scar. Really, the best thing to do a scar revision. Scar revision is not big surgery, but rather a small procedure to remove the scar and reapproximate the edges. I routinely perform this with local anesthesia in the office. It takes about 45 minutes. Stitches are in for 6 days. Patients do great... Prior to scar revision, I would recommend botox to the forehead so that the muscles do not pull and lead to tension on the closure. This is a small trick used to get an even better result. Best of luck!
The mostly horizontal direction of the scar lends itself to a relatively easy scar revision. This would be so much more effective, economical and permanent compared to the alternatives you are considering.
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