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south ozone park, NY

whats the best product out there to heal tummy tuck scars so that they are smooth and less visible

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Beauty industry insider
Woodland Hills, CA
United States
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November 3, 2010 3:54 PM

In order to get best results it is recommended to use silicone sheeting as much as possible on the scar tissue to help diminish its appearance. You can also supplement the scar reduction (more)
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Baltimore, MD
United States
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March 26, 2010 1:52 PM

Silicone gell sheeting.
Nothing else works topically.
If you have hypertrophic scar or keoid then steroid injections and silicone gell sheeting (more)
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Plastic surgeon
La Jolla, CA
United States
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March 26, 2010 12:14 PM

We also suggest spectra gel, which is a silicone sheeting made by spectrum designs medical (more)
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