Does anyone in the Bloomington area know of a good dermatologist I could go to for scar treatment? I’d even be willing to drive to Indy, if that’s what it took, but Bloomington would be better, since it’ll take quite a few visits.

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  1. d_c_m

    Search no further than Bloomington itself! The most famous and considered best dermatologist in Bloomington is Dr. McTigue. Now you will have to get on a waiting list to see her, but she is supposed to be worth it. Hubby goes to her and likes her.

  2. d_c_m

    ALSO! Believe it or not, a cosmetic surgeon might also be good. Dr. Weber is fantastic! He is so good people from New York fly in to see him. I can vouch for his work. He did my nose years ago. ๐Ÿ˜‰

  3. Anonymous

    Why?

    Just a question: why do you wish to get rid of your scars? I have several prominent ones in various places on my body, and they always remind me of what I’ve been through and what’s happened to me; I wouldn’t want to get rid of them. (If I had a nasty one on my face, maybe, but otherwise, no.)

    -jsb

    • Marie Brennan

      Re: Why?

      They are disfiguring keloids that alternately hurt and itch, placed in locations (like my upper chest and shoulders) that draw attention when I wear most non-t-shirt clothing; moreover, they appeared spontaneously, so that they have no meaning or story to them, beyond the negative fact of their existence.

      • Anonymous

        Re: Why?

        You have no idea why they appeared? I’m no dermatologist (my medical obsession is cardiology and the autonomic nervous system), but usually keloids appear as a result of skin injury. And you suffered no injuries at all?

  4. gollumgollum

    Dr. Kathryn Kroeger in Indy is pretty right on. I’m waiting for health insurance so’s i can go see her again. Very friendly and down to earth but also practical and good at getting to the point, which is what i look for in a doctor.

    Good luck with the scars, you.

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