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Best Way to Minimize Developing Scar?

My 3-year-old daughter has had her third facial laceration on her left eye, above her eyebrow. The first doctor told us to apply neosporin on the... READ MORE

How to Prevent Scarring from Wound on a Baby?

My little girl fell against the edge of a cupboard at a nursery causing a large hematoma about 1cm on her forehead with a shallow vertical cut in from... READ MORE

How to Remove or Improve Facial Scar on 2 Year Old?

My 2 year old daughter fell on a toy with a sharp edge 4 weeks ago. It was deep but I didn't take her to the ER because it stopped bleeding after 5... READ MORE

Vertical Surgery Scar on Stomach Possible to Remove?

Hi, I'm 17 years old. About five years ago, I had a surgery on my stomach to remove a 15-pound tumor. It left me with an embarassing vertical scar... READ MORE

What Scar Treatment Options are there for Toddlers?

My toddler fell on the coffee table in January, and had paper stitches to secure the wounnd. However, she has been left with a small indented scar... READ MORE

How Do I Get Rid of These Hideous Spots? (photo)

For years now I have had these disgusting scars located beneath my belly button area. Ive searched google and no one seems to address this issue. When... READ MORE

How to Get Rid of Hot Wax Burn Scar?

When I was 9 years old, I had a hot wax from the microwave that spilled on me. It burned on my left thigh. It has gotten a bit smaller but some of it... READ MORE

Improving Dog Bite Scar on Face of a Two Year Old?

My 2-year-old daughter was bitten by a dog 4 months ago. He punctured a tiny hole in the valley between her nose and cheek. Based on size, location... READ MORE

Child Facial Scar - What Laser Helps Reduce Appearance?

My daughter has two facial scars from accidents. She is only 10 years old, but being a girl, with her self-conscious years ahead, I thought she... READ MORE

Best Keloid Scar Treatment on a Child's Face?

My 2-year-old son had a cut below the infraorbital rim. It didn't look deep so we didn't have it stitched. It was healing well until a few weeks ago,... READ MORE

When is It Best to Start Laser Scar Removal?

My thirteen year old daugter fell three weeks ago and cut her chin and received 4 stitches. The wound seems to be healing nicely, but I am concerned... READ MORE

Can a 12 Yr Old Cigarette Burn Be Removed?

When I was about 4 I got burned with a cigarette on my left nostril, according to my mother I kept picking at the scab and now it's black. I'm... READ MORE

Help with Scar on Baby's Face from C-section?

My daughter was cut on her face during my C-section. The scar looks inside out (under the skin). What can be done to lessen the appearance? Can I bill... READ MORE

At What Age Can I Child Receive Scar Revision on His Cheek?

A year ago my baby at 8 months got a puncture on his cheek. I tried to get a plastic surgeon but the hospital would not call one. I let the er doc... READ MORE

Treating Dent Scar from Injection on a 2 Year Old?

My 2 year old son recently had to have a steroid injection. Several weeks later, we noticed a large indent at the injection site. Upon doing several... READ MORE

Will my insurance pay for the Scar Removal Surgery?

I used to be a self harmer and I have plenty of scars on both arms and my thighs. Most of them are keloids. I was wondering if my insurance would pay... READ MORE

Keloid Removal for 15 Year Old?

Can a 15 year old get plastic surgery to get keloid in the neck / chest area removed? READ MORE

Can a hypertrophic scar be removed with excision?

My 10 year old son gashed his forehead last summer. It healed as a raised scar. He is being treated by a pediatric plastic surgeon who has recommended... READ MORE

Silicone Gel for Chickenpox Scars?

My son is 7 years old, and he had chickenpox a month ago. He has a very small pit on the forehead near the nose. I thought of using silicon gel for... READ MORE

Will Indentation from Scratch Wound Remain?

My 2 year old was scratched on his face. We kept it clean and let it heal. It has been a week and the scab is gone but looks indented and still... READ MORE

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