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Is Laser Surgery on Hypertrophic Scars Recommended?

I have a red, raised scar on my chin (partially faded) and I was wondering if it's recommended to have Laser treatment and if so what are the side... READ MORE

Scar Removal from Breast Augmentation

Is there any solution to repairing a scar from a breast augmentation incision? It's a 1/2 inch long, my breast looks great but that tiny scar ruins them. READ MORE

Keloidal Scar Treatment -- 5fu/steroid side effects

What are the side effects from Keloidal Scar Treatment -- 5fu/steroid? Will weight gain be a problem since I need to have 3-5 steroid shots? READ MORE

Saline Subcision Side Effects?

Does saline subcision cause any side effects? READ MORE

Steroid shot for my raised scar near an eye? (photos)

I got this scar in 2011, and got 2ablative fraxel lasers and 1 non ablative fraxel laser in this year. It look better but there is a still raised hard... READ MORE

Does discoloration from topical hydrocortisone use resolve? (photos)

I had lipo of the full abdomen and a c section scar revision done last week. I developed a skin rash on my lower abs and the nurse at the office... READ MORE

Use of cryotherapy for keloid scars. (photo)

Hi, I have an hypertrophic scar on my cheast. I have received previous sessions of steroid infiltrations (3 already) and topic cream. My dermatologist... READ MORE

Can scars be removed permanently?

I have 2 chixken pox scars on brighter skin if i go for subcession nd then co2 laser does it have any side effects nd if it s having any side effect... READ MORE

What treatment can remove a 21 year old scar from my face and how long might the treatment take? (Photo)

The scar is from my hairline all the way down to my jaw I had the scar for 21 years. I am looking for the best treatment that won't make it worst but... READ MORE

Side effects of Kenalog shots

Got kenalog 10 injections into my scar. Now I have the feeling it's wider and darker. Not pleasant result. Are those side effects permanent? If so can... READ MORE

I have chicken pox scans most part of my body and they are 16 years old. Kindly suggest me the best treatment?

I have chicken pox scans most part of my body & they are 16years old. Kindly suggest me the best treatment to remove them completely without any... READ MORE

How would I be able to remove the skin discolouration and severe eczema on my legs? (Photos)

I use topical steroids which have a few side effects such as discolouration so I stopped using it frequently. I stick to using Doublebase creams a lot... READ MORE

Should I go ahead with the surgery? Will there be any side effects? (Photo)

I have a facial mark on my cheeks that looks like a deep black scar, a surgeon said he can help me reduce or remove it through minor surgery, should i... READ MORE

How to remove dark spots from mosquito bites? (photos)

My skin is very sensitive to mosquito bites. Every time i got bitten it will leave red bump and something that has fluid in it, and resulting to these... READ MORE

What Treatment Do You Suggest For Removing Chicken Pox Scars From Face? (photo)

I had chicken pox when I was 8 years old and it left me scars on face (below and above my eyes) . Now its been 10 years. (One time, a doctor said it... READ MORE

How do I get rid of these scars on my lip? (Photo)

I have spots on my lips, mainly my lower lip. I think might be sun spots. I got them after being on Roaccutane. My lips use to get really dry and... READ MORE

What are the risk or after effect of steroids? (photo)

I have a gunshot wound and it healed with a keliod but still hurts inside. they inject it with steriod and i will like to know what are the side... READ MORE

Best treatment for wound scar removal? (photo)

Hi, I am 27 years old. 6//7 years back I got wounded in an accident due to which I had a big visible scar on my left cheek bone. Though it was not a... READ MORE

How to get rid of burn scar and cut wound scar, kindly suggest me with all possible procedures. (Photos)

I have a 2 years old burn scar form iron box and some cut wound marks over forearme and lower leg . cut marks are little rise kind and some are light... READ MORE

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