Do I have other options to improve the appearance of a scar left from a previous surgery? (Photo)
7 months ago
Hello. About 3 years ago I decided to have scar revision surgery for a burn scar to my forearm. Although uniform in colour, the scar that remains is quite obvious and raised. Over the last 3 years I have consistently worn silicone sheeting in the hopes of improving the scar's raised appearance. However, it remains raised Do I have any other options to improve the look of the remaining scar? Any advice would be helpful. Thank you.
Doctor Answers 2
Plato's Scar Serum and IIT to an arm scar
Apply Plato's Scar Serum, IIT, and possibly surgical scar revision to reduce the width and thickness of your scar.
Scars on Body -- Fraxel/Microneedling, Sculptra/Fat/Bellafill, Subcision, Pulsed Dye Laser; Medical Tattooing
Yes lasers, microneedling and medical tattooing can all improve scars after surgery. Best, Dr. Emer.
These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as
a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you
have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute
or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.