Shave or excise the scar? (Photos)

Should I have this scar shaved off, or excised off where they cut around it and sew my skin back together? Whats the difference, which one would look like my skin was normal again.

Doctor Answers 2

Hyfrecation of a mole

Hyfrecation and shave may be an appropriae treatment for this mole. 


Dr. Karamanoukian

Los Angeles

Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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Scar Removal--Lasers (Fraxel, Co2, Erbium), Microneedling/PRP, Subcision

You will need to seen an expert for an evaluation. Scars require combination treatment to get the best result. Lasers, microneedling and subcision may all be needed. Best, Dr. Emer

Jason Emer, MD
Los Angeles Dermatologic Surgeon
4.8 out of 5 stars 190 reviews

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