My scar is over ten years old but haunts me every day. Can you make it smaller? (photo)

Doctor Answers 2

Here's What Will Help

You can try lasers (fraxels, pulsed dye, yellow) but I often find that medical tattooing is the best option. Please see an expert for treatment. Best, Dr. Emer


Los Angeles Dermatologic Surgeon
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Here's What Will Help

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You can try lasers (fraxels, pulsed dye, yellow) but I often find that medical tattooing is the best option. Please see an expert for treatment. Best, Dr. Emer


Los Angeles Dermatologic Surgeon
4.8 out of 5 stars 202 reviews

Making cutting scars better

These are usually permanent to some degree. I would consider Kenalog IIT, fractional laser, and ematrix RF to make it slightly better. 

Best, 

Dr. Karamanoukian

Los Angeles

Making cutting scars better

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These are usually permanent to some degree. I would consider Kenalog IIT, fractional laser, and ematrix RF to make it slightly better. 

Best, 

Dr. Karamanoukian

Los Angeles

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