3 months post op and scars are still very visible?

Even with make up it's stull very obvious that I had surgery. I wonder if there's anything I can do to lessen the scars

Doctor Answers 2


I would suggest a silicone based cream twice a day and waiting, it may take up to a year for the scars to be fully mature

New York Plastic Surgeon
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Your scars could use a little help.

Both of them are still pretty red. The duration of the redness is quite variable, and it will eventually fade. Some studies have shown that using a vitamin C serum may help. The scar on the left looks hypertrophic - raised and firm. An injection of a steroid into the scar should help this quite a bit. May need one or two injections. Ask your surgeon about this.

John J. Martin, Jr., MD
Coral Gables Oculoplastic Surgeon
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