Question about Scarring: i have a black scar on my nose from an old piercing

Article medically reviewed by Dr. Gavin Chan (MBBS, cosmetic physician, liposuctionist)

Dr. Gavin Chan

Templestowe Lower and Berwick Clinics

Dr. Gavin Chan has a background in intensive care, anaesthesia, and emergency medicine. Since 2004, Dr. Chan has provided cosmetic procedures, including anti-wrinkle injections, dermal fillers, liposuction, fat transfer, skin needling, and laser treatments. He is a doctor trainer for various dermal fillers and anti-wrinkle injections.
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I have a black scar on my nose from an old piercing that has been gone for about 4 years. I was wondering what would be the best options to get this removed?


We have treated this problem quite a few times at our clinic using the Medlite or Revlite laser. This helps to break down the pigmentation from the piercing in the skin. Usually it takes a few sessions to remove it completely.

It is akin to how we remove tattoos using laser.

Dr. Gavin Chan
Dr. Gavin Chan

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