What would be the best course of action for the treatment of hypertrophic scars?

I currently have a scar on my arm that was left over as a result of a mole removal. I have received cortisone shots to reduce the height of the scar, but it is still noticeable. I was just wondering what type of laser would probably work best to treat the scar, and how many procedures may I need to have in order to get the best results (reduce the redness as much as possible, decrease the size and appearance of the scar?) I have had this scar for approximately 3 years. Thank you.

Doctor Answers 2

Hypertrophic scars on the skin

I would use a combination of Plato's Scar Serum, intralesional injections, and laser therapy for your hypertrophic scars. 

Dr. Karamanoukian
Los Angeles

Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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Hypertrophic Scar/Keloid -- Pulsed Dye Laser/VBeam, 5fu/steroids, Fraxel/Viva, CO2, Aerolase

there are many treatment options I would suggest posting a photo and seeing an expert for a consultation.  Best, Dr. Emer.

Jason Emer, MD
Los Angeles Dermatologic Surgeon
4.9 out of 5 stars 159 reviews

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