Old facial scar i got from an accident - scar is turning black which is different from my normal skin colour. (photo)

is their a way i can make the scar less visible, or removed completely.thanks

Doctor Answers 1


Thank you for posting your question. From your photo, it looks like you have a hyperpigmented scar. Applying hydroquinone cream on the scar can lighten it and blend it with surrounding skin. In the meantime, keep using sunscreen to prevent further pigmentation of your skin. Best of luck.

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