I hv 3 small 2-yr old hypertrophic scars on my chin. They'r originally small bumpy acne scars. After a yr of the acne scar, I had a treatment to flatten them. I don't know the treatment name in English (I'm from HK), they used sth similar to laser to burn the scars. I only had to hv the treatment once, then I let the wounds heal. Now 2 yrs later the scars a still here, maybe even a bit bigger in size than before. The color is same as my skin, or a bit lighter. What's the best way to remove them?
Treatment for 2-year Old Hypertrophic Scars?
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Treating hypertrophic scars on the face and body
I treat hypertrophic scars with a combination of IIT, laser, and pressure management and have found this strategy highly successful in my LA practice.
Treatment for two year old scars
Without seeing you or a picture of your scars, it's impossible to know what treatment might be helpful. Sometimes hypertrophic scars can be improved with a steroid injection. Sometimes, they can be surgically excised. I'm not sure if you would be a candidate for either treatment.
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