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Gemma Watts
BONUS | Scars and How to Fade Them with Dr Liz Dawes-Higgs
41 minutes Posted Sep 8, 2020 at 12:00 pm.
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Is it ever too late to fade a scar? Can C-section and endometriosis scars be healed topically? Do hypertrophic and keloid scars need to be treated differently? Is there ACTUALLY a way to erase stretch marks?
In this special bonus Ask An Expert episode I’m joined by dermatologist Dr Liz Dawes-Higgs. A recipient of the Schering-Plough Award for her laboratory-based research, Dr Dawes-Higgs is the New South Wales State Examiner on the National Examiners Committee for the Australasian College of Dermatologists and has a particular interest in women’s skin health and ageing. This in mind, I felt that Dr Dawes-Higgs was the ideal doctor to answer your questions on this episode’s rather specific topic- scarring, from C section and endometriosis scars to those from surgery, injury and even piercings. 
Away from our regular brand founder conversations, I am asked so many highly specific questions about the skin. Given that I am an educated consumer and by no means an expert, it would be extremely unethical for me to even attempt to address your skin concerns which is why I insist on taking those questions to a medical doctor. This Ask An Expert series is giving you, the Glow Journal audience, unprecedented access to medical doctors, professors and dermatologists and, while the series is sponsored by Candela Medical, doctors legally and ethically have to remain completely objective in interviews like this. For this reason, this series is giving you, the listeners, completely unbiased expert answers to your most specific skin questions- questions that I cannot answer myself. 
In this episode, we’ve taken the questions YOU submitted on scars to Dr Dawes-Higgs - from how to treat C section scars as compared to endometriosis incisions and how to treat facial scarring as opposed to scars on the body, through to scars from injury, surgery piercings and stretch marks.
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