Can this scar be removed or minimize? (photo)
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Scar Solutions with lasers, microneedling/prp, subcision and fillers
This scar can be improved with a combination treatment. I recommend lasers, microneedling/prp, subcision and fillers. It may take a series of treatments. I recommend getting a formal evaluation with a scarring expert. Best, Dr. Emer
Scar revision on extremity
You can certainly have that scar removed and have a scar revision. The scar won't go away, but the hope or goal would be to convert your widened scar into a straight, more narrow, fine-lined scar. Of course, any scar on the arm or leg will have a tendency to widen over time, so there is a chance of recurrence, so to speak. We try to prevent this from happening again by using special techniques, special sutures, and even some scar maintenance therapy afterwards to try and prevent spreading.
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