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

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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. 

How to improve Scars after surgery?

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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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