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Forum Name: Dermatology Topics

Question: Proper Facial Scar Treatment

 comurph15 - Wed Mar 05, 2008 9:55 pm

I have a scar on one of my eyebrows that is about one month old. I started applying Mederma to the scar, but recently heard it is not effective. I have tried numerous times to locate a good topical cream or treatment online but have been unsuccessful.

If you have any recommendations for an effective topical cream/gel or an inexpensive treatment to eliminate the redness and improve the appearance of my scar, I would greatly appreciate it.
 Dr. Chan Lowe - Fri Mar 28, 2008 12:02 am

User avatar Hello Comurph15,

Of the options, Mederma is probalby just as good as any other product. At a month out, the scar is likely fairly set in so there may not be much that will help. Overtime, most scars do tend to fade some so it may get a little better on its own.

Best wishes.

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