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Before undergoing surgery, talk to your doctor about the potential for scarring as a result of the surgery. Discuss surgical procedures that may reduce the risk of scarring or alternative options for surgery. If you already have a visible surgical scar, there are several different treatment options.

Reviewed by: Michael Fuller, MD

Last updated: Nov-17-08

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