Could this scar/ depression on my nose be easily removed with surgery? (Photo)
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Nose scar depression and hyperpigmentation
This scar has two issues. The first being the hyperpigmentation ( darkness) over the scar. The pigmentation can be at multiple levels in the skin. Topical creams ie- vitamin C, glycolic acids , retinoids used in combination with daily sunblock will help to some extent but laser systems targeting brown - for example Clear and Brilliant, Fraxel, YAG will help lighten.The second issue is the depression at the site. Injecting a dermal filler, consisting of either hyaluronic acid or Calcium Hydroxylapatite ,under the site will lift up the depression. Fillers also stimulate collagen production for long term benefits. If the depression is not very deep, you may only need subcision. Either way, restart your daily sunscreen .
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