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Most of the time yes, but unless things have changed people such as Black Americans don't have a good success rate of plastic surgery and scar easily (usually a very light scar on the skin.) Many people with bad scars have them removed and the only way you can find out if you are a good candidate is to make an appointment with a very good plastic surgeon. Just don't pick anyone! Ask around or ask your doctor.

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