Scar revision? If so, which type? (photos)

I had my TT and Hernia repair done 7mos ago however, about 3mos ago my TT scar and around my belly button became dark in color and thick like keloid'ish. What type of scar revision would you suggest, or what are your thoughts?? I use the creams and silicone strips on a daily but nothing seems to help.

Doctor Answers 2

Laser therapy for your scars

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We specialize in keloid therapy. I would suggest a combination of intralesional therapy, Plato's Scar Serum and Melarase creams, vascular lasers, and fractional lasers. 

Dr. Karamanoukian
Los Angeles

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

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I would suggest an in person consultation with an expert for evaluation. Hypertrophic scarring should be treated in a combination approach with lasers along with steroid/5fu injections. Best, Dr. Emer

Jason Emer, MD
Los Angeles Dermatologic Surgeon
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