i got burned 2 years ago on my arms, legs, and breast. i need to know how to get rid of scars.

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Improving a burn scar on the body.

Burn scars can be thick and discolored. Our office recommends a combination of topical creams including Melarase PM and Plato's Scar Serum to help improve thickness and discoloration. 

Raffy Karamanoukian MD FACS

Improving a burn scar on the body.

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Burn scars can be thick and discolored. Our office recommends a combination of topical creams including Melarase PM and Plato's Scar Serum to help improve thickness and discoloration. 

Raffy Karamanoukian MD FACS

How to get rid of burn scars?

Without photo of the scars I can not be certain of their severity.  Most moderate scars can be
improved with a fractional CO2 laser in one or two treatments. The area involved, the extent of the scarring and how much area is involved would all determine the outcome, but a 50+ percent improvement is not unusual. Complete erasure of a scar is probably not achievable.


Stephen Mandy, MD
Miami Dermatologic Surgeon
4.3 out of 5 stars 6 reviews

How to get rid of burn scars?

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Without photo of the scars I can not be certain of their severity.  Most moderate scars can be
improved with a fractional CO2 laser in one or two treatments. The area involved, the extent of the scarring and how much area is involved would all determine the outcome, but a 50+ percent improvement is not unusual. Complete erasure of a scar is probably not achievable.


Stephen Mandy, MD
Miami Dermatologic Surgeon
4.3 out of 5 stars 6 reviews

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