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Can an over-the-counter product get rid of scars?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
It’s nearly impossible to eliminate a scar with a beauty product. Once you have a scar, it’s there for good. Creams can soften the look of scars and reduce their appearance and discoloration, but only plastic surgery can truly tame a really angry scar or stretch mark.

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