What is the best method for dog bite scar removal?
There are many people who have permanent scars on the face and body as a result of dog bite and other traumatic tears of the skin. Most noticeably dog bite scars are generally jagged and hypopigmented. There are may be areas of uneven skin texture and widening of the scar which may result in a poor aesthetic outcome. The most effective treatment for scar revision from dog bite are generally through a combined approach using surgical scar revision and laser skin resurfacing. Dr. Raffy Karamanoukian is an expert in scar revision, especially those resulting from trauma or dog bite. During your consultation for scar revision, Dr. Karamanoukian can address with three main factors associated with poor scars, namely pigmentation, contour irregularity, and widening or thickening of the scar. By addressing these individual components, Dr. Karamanoukian can recommend a meticulous and carefully crafted approach to scar revision. Most scar revisions can be treated nonsurgically with CO2 laser resurfacing, which is an ablated laser treatment offered at Kare Plastic Surgery Center in Los Angeles. During your consultation with Dr. Karamanoukian he can recommend different options for scar revision and scar improvement using ablative laser resurfacing, surgical scar revision, or topical treatment with Melaquin AM and Melaquin PM Skin Brightening Creams.