Scars After Surgery. What Can I Do to Make Them Lighter?

I have red wide scars under my armpits going to my back. is there anything i can use to make these scars lighter? I hate they way they look.

Doctor Answers 2

Scar management

There are many things you can do for scar management.  These options include scar massage therapy, steroid injections, silicone gel strips, etc.  Please talk to your plastic surgeon to develop a scar treatment plan. 

Houston Plastic Surgeon
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How to improve Scars after surgery?

Hard to advise without a pic, but there are many solutions from silicone gel to IPL to a surgical revision, I advise you to visit with a PS ASAP. Good luck!

Jonathan Weiler, MD
Baton Rouge Plastic Surgeon
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