My nose has a scar that makes it look red. How can I lighten it? (Photo)

My nose has a scar that makes my nose red.What can I do to lighten my red nose scar

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Scar on nose

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Thanks for your question.  It looks like you have a good skin type for a vascular laser to make the scar less pink.  You will want to find a dermatologist with a vascular laser specifically, such as a pulsed dye laser or a KTP laser.  Make sure your find someone who has a lot of experience.   Best of luck!

Grand Junction Dermatologic Surgeon

Red Facial Scars--lasers and microneedling/prp

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This can be improved with a combination approach of lasers and microneedling/prp. I recommend getting a formal consultation with a facial scarring expert. Best, Dr. Emer

Jason Emer, MD
Los Angeles Dermatologic Surgeon
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