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Jagtap sanmit

Jagtap sanmit

April 11, 2018

What is Chicken pox scar removal cost?

Chicken pox scars can be treated very effectively. Chicken pox scars treatments & results may vary from patient to patient depending upon when you have got chicken pox. Early the treatment, better the results. Chicken pox scars can be of different types.

Types of chicken pox scars include

  • Rolling or box scars
  • Pigmented scars.

These scars are advised to get treated in order to reduce the depth of the scars & to improve its appearance. Various treatments are used to treat chicken pox scars which include:

  • Fractional co2 laser

Fractional CO2 Laser, subcision helps to break down the old collagen strands below the scar tissue & helps to form new collagen.

  • Punch excision
  • Punch elevation
  • Subcision
  • PRP [Platelet rich plasma therapy]

PRP can also be injected simultaneously below the scar in order to get filling effect & also helps in neocollagenesis. This newly formed collagen gradually helps in the upliftment of the scar.

  • Q switched 1064 Nd Yag Laser.

1064 Q switched Nd Yag Lasers are advised to reduce pigmentation inside the scar. This also helps to build the new collagen formation beneath the scar tissue. These are non-invasive treatments & this doesn’t involve any downtime.

It helps to rejuvenate skin & helps to improve superficial scars. 

It takes around 3 to 6 months to see visible improvement in depth of the scar. Results may vary from patient to patient. It depends upon the individual patients’ skin collagen modulation capacity.

For bigger scars, Surgical intervention is needed in the form of Punch excision followed by invisible stitch can be done in order to reduce the size of the scar. These are the various procedures which can be combined altogether in order to get the best possible results depending upon the depth of the scars.

Chicken pox scar removal cost depends upon the which kind of treatment you will need. So in order to get your treatment plan, we request you to visit a board-certified dermatologist nearby you.

Hope we have answered all your queries, Still, if you have more queries, feel free to post your questions in detail manner, will be happy to answer those as early as possible.

Answered By

Dr. Dhananjay Chavan

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