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While it won't remove a scar, surgery can change a scar's shape or make it less noticeable. This isn't recommended in cases of hypertrophic or keloid scarring (raised scars) because it could leave more severe scars.

From: Scars and Your Skin WebMD Medical Reference

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Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on July 15, 2017

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