Can I remove my scar? What is the best method and approximately how much it will cost? (Photo)

Had an incident last year. After months of visiting my surgeon i was hoping that he would help me not to have so much scaring. He recommended a new surgery to minimize the scar,i dont want to get surgery again. Is there another method that i could get to remove the scar or at least minimize it and approximately how much it would cost. I do dermarolling at home once a month,exfoliate my face twice weekly and received 2 30% chemicals peel at home and haven't noticed any difference

Doctor Answers 3

Multiple options

Hi Mcgenao,Sorry to hear about your incident. There are multiple treatments including microneedling, dermabrasion, scar excision, and even tattooing.It may be that excision and repair is still a reasonable option for you as the scar has widened.I'd suggest visiting a qualified facial plastic surgeon for an evaluation.  Best of luck!

Boston Facial Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 35 reviews

Scar on Face -- Lasers, Microneedling/PRP, Subcision, Fillers, Dermaflage/ScarMD, skin lightening

Lasers, microneedling/PRP, and medical tattooing do well for this type of scar.      
 Best, Dr. Emer.

Jason Emer, MD
Los Angeles Dermatologic Surgeon
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Scar revision

Hello and thank you for your question. You may be a good candidate for a scar revision surgery.   The most important aspect is to find a surgeon you are comfortable with. I recommend that you seek consultation with a qualified board-certified plastic surgeon who can evaluate you in person.

Best wishes and good luck.

Richard G. Reish, M.D.
Harvard-trained plastic surgeon

Richard G. Reish, MD
New York Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 67 reviews

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