How Do I Remove These Deep Leg Scars That Have Been Around for 5 Years Now? (photo)

I have scars on both my legs. The scars were caused by scratching mosquito bites when I was young, and now they have become so bad and dark. The scars are cratered but are soft to touch.

Doctor Answers 2

Scars on the legs

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These scars are hyperpigmented. I dont see any way of improving them significantly with surgery. Laser treatments may be able to reduce the pigmentation.

New York Plastic Surgeon

Treatment of dark scars on the legs and thighs

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I treat these dark scars with Melarase AM and Melarase PM creams, followed by chemical peels known as MelaPeel. 

Raffy Karamanoukian MD FACS

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