Help for self harm scars that were poorly altered with medical tattooing (Photo)
9 months ago
About 13 years ago, I made the awful choice to self harm. I am left with large scars on my thighs, which I have been incredibly self conscious about over the years. I have tried many treatments, including creams, Fraxel laser, and ultimately medical tattooing. I went for one tattoo treatment about 2 months ago, and I am very unhappy with the results. The scars are orange and don't match my skin at all. I'm afraid to go back to the person who did this. What can I do?? I'm desperate.
Doctor Answers 2
Surgical scar revision for your cutting scars
These permanent cutting scars can be improved with IIT, fractional lasers, ematrix RF, and surgical scar revision.
Scars on Body -- Fraxel/Microneedling, Sculptra/Fat/Bellafill, Subcision, Pulsed Dye Laser; Medical Tattooing
It is very challenging to improve these scars, but lasers, microneedling and tattooing all can help. Best, Dr. Emer.
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