What procedure would help treat the upper lip scar from a dog bite? Doctor has recommended Fraxel Laser. (photos)
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Treatment for dog bite scar
Combination of therapies for scars
Scar on upper lip
The scar on your upper lip can generally be helped with a combination of treatments. You may benefit from a combination of V-Beam, Fraxel, and intralesional kenalog injections to flatten the scar. For the best results please consult a board certified dermatologist with a great deal of experience with scars and lasers.
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