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Removal of Clear visible scar on face - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
Doctor :   please go ahead with ur medical query
User :   Hi I am having a acar on face from childhood..I underwent a surgery operation but it didn't made a much difference to the scar..only the color has changed a bit..still its a clearly visible scar..Is thr any option of getting rid of it ? please let me know
Doctor :   scar isit
User :   yes
User :   was a typo sorry for tht
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No
User :   26-Male-Employee--Single-76kg-5'10-Yes
Doctor :   could specify what scar was it?
Doctor :   treatment depends on the type of scar
Doctor :   plastic surgery, laser scar removal
Doctor :   chemical peeling, dermoabrasion
Doctor :   are the few methods , one can get the scar remved
User :   ok...It was caused bcoz of a deepcut by broken piece of pot at age of 6..
Doctor :   ok
User :   since tht I was in a village tht time ...stitches were badly done ....
Doctor :   u can go in for cosmetic surgery or laser
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   where are u located
Doctor :   how big is the scar
User :   ok ...will either of them ensure a 100% removal of tht scar mark
Doctor :   cant say
Doctor :   the cosmetic surgeon can tell u that
Doctor :   it depends on the depth, severity and location
User :   scar is abt 21/2 - 3 inches
Doctor :   i would suggest u to consult a cosmetic surgeon
Doctor :   as ofnow
Doctor :   we will be coming shortly soon
User :   ok :(
Doctor :   anything else u would like to know about
User :   any idea abt the cost invloved....roughly...
Doctor :   yes i will find that
Doctor :   i will find out
Doctor :   one sec
Doctor :   0000 approx
Doctor :   not sure in private hospital
Doctor :   in general ward, may be more
User :   ok..
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User :   Anyhow thanks a lot for the info n I hope to c u soon in ... This site has a long n big way to go :) I m probably waiting for the IPO
Doctor :   ur welcome
Doctor :   have a nice day
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