Tummy tuck scar lightening options?

I just had tummy tuck 4 months ago. I use tape so the scar is flat. But the scar is red and dark. What treatment can I use? Laser? Bleaching cream? How soon can I start. Really urgent to know what are my option to improve my scar appearance

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Tummy tuck incision line concerns

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Treatment of postop surgical incision lines for us include:

1)steri-strips first month

2)silicone sheeting/gell 1st to 2nd month

3)IPL for redness; and steroid injection if raised after 2 months.

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