Scalp Scar From Nevus Removal? (photo)

I had a surgery to remove a nevus in my head, but i had problems and now i had a keloid scar . It doesn't grow hair over the scar, and it's big in my opinion, i donĀ“t like it because i can't cut my hair very short. I'd like t know what can i do to reduce it, maybe a surgery?, and if i had a surgery would i have a scar again?, does a natural way to treat the scar exist?. Thank you.

Doctor Answers 2

Treatment of scalp scar

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In looking at your photos, I believe you have a widened scar but not a true keloid.  There are a number of surgical options to improve the scar and decrease the non hair bearing area.  These options include scalp advancement/rotation flaps, tissue expansion with an implant, and hair transplant surgery.  To determine which of these options would be best in your case, see a local board certified plastic surgeon.  Best wishes.

San Jose Plastic Surgeon
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Scalp scars and baldness from surgery

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You have a iatrogenic alopecia scar and the best option would be to either perform FUE or surgically excise the scar and coapt without loss of hair.

Raffy Karamanoukian, MD, FACS
Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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