How do I reduce scar tissue on lip? (photos)

I busted my lip playing basketball and I didn't ice it or anything. Now it's just a big lump on my lip and it won't go away. The lump and been there for a while. I busted my lip again and the same problem happened on the other side.

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Scar tissue, treatment options -- Surgery/Lasers/Microneedling/Fillers, 5fu steroids

Scarring and scar tissue requires a combination approach and sometimes that means surgical removal, lasers, micro needling and fillers. I suggest you see an expert in scar treatment for optimal results. Best, Dr. Emer.

Los Angeles Dermatologic Surgeon
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Surgical scar revision and IIT for a lip scar

For lip scars, I would recommend a combination of IIT, surgical scar revision, and application of Plato's Scar Serum to help improve the scars. 
Best, Dr. Karamanoukian
Los Angeles

Raffy Karamanoukian, MD, FACS
Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
4.8 out of 5 stars 93 reviews

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