How can I improve this scar on my leg from having an ulcer? (Photo)

I had osteomyelitis on my right shin with a ulcer that was infected & i went septic. How can i impove the way my leg looks?

Doctor Answers 2

The PIH can be improved with conservative therapy

I would avoid lasers at this time in favor or light chemical peels and Melarase PM with Plato's Scar Serum. 

Best, 

Dr. Karamanoukian

Los Angeles


Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
4.8 out of 5 stars 94 reviews

Osteomyelitis Scar/Ulcer/Shin--Lasers (Fraxel, Co2, Erbium), Microneedling/PRP, Subcision, Fillers, Surgery

This needs to be evaluated in person. A combination of  lasers, microneedling/PRP and fillers may improve appearance. Please see an expert. Best, Dr. Emer

Jason Emer, MD
Los Angeles Dermatologic Surgeon
4.9 out of 5 stars 165 reviews

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