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Old 02-02-2010, 05:42 PM   #31
 
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Sunken in scars have to be treated differently than regular scars.

A friend of mine used Retin-A and had wonderful results.


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Really? Are the results permanent?

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She has been using Retin-A for 4 years now. It is a prescription drug, but it definitely has diminished her scar. She said she only uses it three times a week now, instead of four times a day. Regarding permanence, I cannot vouch for this factor. I assume the results will maintain themselves without the product (she went without it for 3 months when she was between jobs with no insurance), as the scar did not worsen without treatment. Every case is different. Good luck!!!

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How about scar revision in combination with laser surgery?

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It depends on the severity and type of scar.

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Well, the scar on my face consists of a sunken/depression scar, the result of several stitches. Which type of treatments could I benefit from that will be permanent, unlike fillers?

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As most permanent treatments are for raised scars (dermabrasion, radiotherapy, steroids) temporary fillers might be your only option.

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Actually, there is a new method for treating sunken scars with a non-ablative fractional laser.

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http://drseckel.com/scar-removal/new...ctional-laser/

According to Dr. Seckel, the results are permanent.

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The scars featured on the website seem hypertrophic ...

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I have been using copper peptides for about 10 days and I'm already seeing results. But I'm not sure if it's from copper peptides since I have also been doing exfoliation with microdermabrasion cloth and lacsal/salicylic acid product and skin needling with thin acupuncture needles. They say that it usually takes at least one month to see results from copper peptides and exfoliation acids. They claim that with that combination most scars can be reduced or even completely removed with months or years of consistent usage. Doctors say that it's impossible, but on the other hand they use just scalpels, lasers and other very old and harsh methods Retin A and other retinoic acids are often used in combination with copper peptides.

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