What to do with my 2nd degree burn? How to prevent scarring? (photo)

I had a burn from opening the radiator of a car, the water bursted out. I had a blister but i guess it was popped when i was asleep. How can i prevent scarring? Currently using silver sulfadiazine and oral antibiotics.

Doctor Answers 2

Skin healing followed by Plato's Scar Serum

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Once the skin heals over, I would use Plato's Scar Serum, PDL, and fractional laser to improve your scar. 


Dr. Karamanoukian

Los Angeles

Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
4.8 out of 5 stars 95 reviews

Scar on Body -- Lasers, Microneedling/PRP, Dermaflage/Bioshield

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Silicone based scar gels with growth factors are best --- dermaflage, bioshield. You may begin using as soon as the skin is healed and there is no oozing or crusting. Lasers and micro needling can also be used for improvement. I suggest you see an experienced dermatologist for appropriate would care, healing and scar prevention. Best, Dr. Emer

Jason Emer, MD
Los Angeles Dermatologic Surgeon
4.8 out of 5 stars 207 reviews

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