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Scars on face, cheek - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Beauty & Cosmetics
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Doctor :   hI
User :   hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   i have a scar on my face
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Where is it located? What is your age and when did you get the scar?
Doctor :   Are you with me?
User :   on my cheek,i am 24...i got it as i scratched somethng during nght vn i ws asleep
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i consulted 1 doctor n was asked to apply dt the rght option
Doctor :   You need to consult a Cosmetic Surgeon for examination,
Doctor :   and discuss the various options
Doctor :   For large scars
Doctor :   there is scar excision that can be done.
Doctor :   to make the scar look less prominent
User :   is dis treatment gud or has side effects later
Doctor :   For smaller superficial scars, filling or dermabrasion can be tried.
Doctor :   The scar cannot be completely removed but made to look less prominent after any therapy. There are less complications.
Doctor :   Laser scar removal therapies are also available.
Doctor :   For that you should consult a dermatologist and discuss the various options
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