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Q&A: Is there anything that can help in repigimenting scars?

HOWARD TOBIN, MD, FACS Picture - I have hypopigmented scarring on my lips from burns. Is there anything you have that has helped in repgimenting scars? I heard excimer laser may help. View full question & answer >>

Q&A: Is there a way to smooth out the lines on my face?

Puya Davoodi, MD Picture - I am allergic to SLS, and have several line scars on my face from its use. One is fairly deep. Is there a way to smooth them out? View full question & answer >>

Q&A: Can a scar be repaired from an exploratory lap after a c-section?

Michael Lyons, MD Picture - I have had two c-sections. The last in 2007 in which I had two emergency exploratory laps within two weeks afterwards due to bleeding and sepsis which I actually died. After a month in the hospital the ... View full question & answer >>

Q&A: How do I get rid of a discoloration from a burn mark?

James Hoyt, MD Picture - how to get rid of a discoloration from and old burn mark on my thigh area? View full question & answer >>

Q&A: What can I do to help with scars from removed tattoos?

Steven Carp, MD, FACS Picture - I have two scars on my arms - one looks like a band but does not go all the way around and the other one is on my other arm and is pretty small in size. I have the scars as a result of tattoos removed ... View full question & answer >>

Q&A: How could I decrease the look of the scar on my face from a birthmark removal?

Steven Lynch, M.D., F.A.C.S. Picture - I have a scar from a birthmark removal on my face I would like to know how I could decrease the look of this scar and the scar also has pigmentation on it I think it's from the birthmark that left ... View full question & answer >>

Q&A: After hair restoration, what can I do to help with a scar left in the donor area?

Melek Kayser, MD, FACS Picture - I had hair restoration done 10 years ago..I even had a scar reduction .to the 'donar' area scar.. is there a procedure that is specific to minimizing this scar..? i'm older now and would like ... View full question & answer >>

Q&A: How can I get a scar on my eyebrow removed or repaired?

Andrew Pichler, M.D., FACS Picture - Hello, I've been looking into getting my scar on my eyebrow removed or repaired for quite some time now. I would like to make it as least visible as possible but I just don't want any more hair ... View full question & answer >>

Q&A: Would a laser remove a scar that curves around my belly button?

Christopher Nolan, MD Picture - Im 18 about 110 pounds and i had an emergency appendix surgery that left me with a vertical 6 inch scar it curves around my belly button during the closing of the stomach it re-opened would i have to ... View full question & answer >>

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

Remus Repta, MD Picture - 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 ... View full question & answer >>