What kind of treatment do you suggest for my indented scars after nevus excision (2 years old but still red)? (Photo)

I have already had 2 PDL treatments on them but with little success. I've decided to stop the vascular lasers for now and start solving the core of the problem. I was thinking in the way of EMatrix RF and surgical scar revision with subcutaneous stitching. My questions: 1. Did I choose correct 2 methods? 2. Which one should be done first (guessing it's surgery but can it be RF?) 3. How much time must pass between surgery and RF? (and vice versa)

Doctor Answers 2

Best treatments for your cheek scars

You are on target. I would pretreat with Melarase PM cream and Plato's Scar Serum, followed by ematrix RF, fractional laser, and subcision. 

Best, 

Dr. Karamanoukian

Los Angeles


Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
4.8 out of 5 stars 94 reviews

Scars on Face -- fillers, lasers, microneedling/PRP, subcision

This can be treated with a combination of lasers, subcision, fillers and microneedling.  Please see an expert for an evaluation.  Best, Dr. Emer.

Jason Emer, MD
Los Angeles Dermatologic Surgeon
4.9 out of 5 stars 165 reviews

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