WABC TV - Dr. Gary Goldenberg: "Scar Removal - What Works and What Doesn't"
You can use a laser to make a scar disappear, but we're getting ahead of ourselves in preventing scars.
Prevention certainly doesn't begin at the supermarket. We can at least debunk lemons as a scar reducer. There's folklore that lemon juice helps. But it probably hurts. "I would not use onions or lemons on a scar,. You want to use something that soothing not irritating," said Dr. Gary Goldenberg, with The Mount Sinai Medical Center. Learn more