What can I use to permanently remove these scars? (photos)

I've had these at age 11 & grew up covering my legs. Now that my legs are white and my scars are more visible now. I'm tired of wearing long dresses and pants every day for the last 20 years. Please help

Doctor Answers 3

Hyperpigmentation and Scars -- Lasers, Microneedling/PRP, Subcision, Fillers, Dermaflage/ScarMD, tatooing

These scars should improve with combination treatment that includes laser and micro needling. Please see an expert. Best, Dr. Emer


Los Angeles Dermatologic Surgeon
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Dark scars

For hyperpigmented dark scars like yours, IPL intensive pulse light treatments can help lightening them and making them less noticeable. Applying hydroquinone bleaching cream can also help lightening the scars. 

Jan Zemplenyi, MD
Bellevue Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Treating dark scars on the legs with Exfolase and Luminase creams

We treat many of these scars. I would recommend a combination of topical creams (Exfolase and Luminase) for the body, Melapeels once monthly, and fractional laser. Best, Dr. KaramanoukianLos Angeles

Raffy Karamanoukian, MD, FACS
Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
4.8 out of 5 stars 94 reviews

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