How can I lighten or get rid of dark mark from hot water burn on dark skin? (photos)

I got burnt on my shoulder and breast with hot water when I was 8 yrs old I am now 26, I am tired of living with this mark is there any treatment that can lighten it or get rid of it? I have been using Shea butter and I also did a TcA peel on it but it got darker and I haven't seen any improvement, what can be done to at least lighten it or repair my skin? I also have a small scar over my eye lid after I was scratch by a limb from a tree, please help

Doctor Answers 1

Scar on Body -- Lasers, Microneedling/PRP, Subcision, Fillers, Dermaflage/ScarMD, skin tatooing

This burn scar can be improved with lasers, microneedling and fillers. You might need tatooing to even out skin tone.  Please see an expert.  Best, Dr. Emer


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