May
2014

Q&A: What is the best, non-invasive way to erase scars from sight?

Ask A Doctor Question: 

My teenage daughter went through some social challenges in high school, and has fine scars (not deep) on her inside arms from elbow to wrist, and her hips. She is finishing accutane, and needs some recovery time from that, but once the 6 months is over, what is the best, non-invasive way to erase these scars from sight, and hopefully mind?

Answer: 

Remus Repta, MD - LocateADoc.com

There are various ways to improve/reduce the appearance of scars.  Which method is best depends on the nature of the scars as well as the goals of the patient, and the patients skin quality.  Skin resurfacing with fractional CO2 laser is frequently a common treatment method.

--Remus Repta, MD
Scottsdale, AZ

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