Can you help me identify whether I have keloid or hypertrophic scar? (Photo)

I have hade a cut near my lip about 6 months ago, I used silicon gel first few month, however a small scar still formed and i'm thinking about removing it. I read that keloid and hypertrophic scars look similar, can you please help me identify my scar from pictures? Thanks

Doctor Answers 2

Scar Treatment Suggestions include: lasers, microneedling/prp and fillers

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This doesn't look like a keloid scar, but it can be improved with a combination treatment of lasers, microneedling/prp and fillers. I recommend seeing an expert in facial scarring. Best, Dr. Emer

Los Angeles Dermatologic Surgeon
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This doesn't look like a keloid scar but likely would benefit from daily application of Plato's Scar Serum followed by pulsed dye laser.


Dr. Karamanoukian

Los Angeles

Raffy Karamanoukian, MD, FACS
Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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