My 3 year old daughter was bitten by a pit bull and has scars on her hand- what can be done?

Is there anything to be done to help scars fade?

Doctor Answers 2

Red Scars

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Red scars can effectively be treated with Pulsed light lasers (IPL) and with Pulsed Dye lasers (V-Beam). A series would be needed for best result. The newer the scar, typically the better it will respond to treatment. She should also begin use (If not already) of a daily scar cream, preferable with sunscreen, such as Biocornuem with SPF.

Plato's Scar Serum for pit bull red scars

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Red scars are difficult to treat. Our office specializes in scars and we would begin topical therapy with Plato's Scar Serum followed by laser treatment.

Raffy Karamanoukian MD FACS

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