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What is the best treatment for a post-trauma facial laceration?

Plastic Surgery Acne & Scars

I had an accident caused by an e-scooter. My triamcinolone injection, fractional ablative laser, and V-beam treatment has been ineffective.

DOCTOR’S ANSWER (1)
Hello! Sorry to hear that you have a scar on your face from an accident. It is not easy to suggest what treatment options would be most suitable for you without seeing your scar. In general, scars should be treated early for optimal improvement. Depending on your scar, different combination treatment options can help. The most common scar after a laceration would be a pink scar that may be raised in areas. Such scars can usually be successfully treated with a combination of VBEAM laser and triamcinolone injections. Usually 5-6 monthly sessions may be required. It is also important to have the right expectation - normal skin cannot be achieved but scar appearance can usually be improved with early treatment and patience. Hope this helps! 


Best regards 

Dr Stephanie Ho, Dermatologist 

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