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Head Scar

I have a long thick scar across the back of my head. As i would like to shave my hair id like to know if there is any way to reduce / improve the viability of the scar ?
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It is possible to excise a scar and re-close the resulting defect to improve the original scar's appearance.  A plastic surgical consultation will advise you if this is worthwhile.
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