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Scar Revisions

Facial Plastic Surgery - Scar Revisions

scar revisions 1Scar revision surgery is meant to minimize a scar so that it is more consistent with your surrounding skin tone and texture. Pigmentation irregularities, abnormal texture and elevation issues all make a scar more noticeable which can be unsightly and deflate self confidence.

Scar tissue forms as skin heals after an injury or surgery. Scars are visible signs that remain after a wound has healed.

The amount of scarring may be determined by the wound size, depth, and location, your age, heredity, skin characteristics and pigmentation. Even a wound that heals well can result in a scar that may negatively affect your appearance.

Most people seek scar revision surgery for cosmetic reasons, but many times Scar revision surgery is medically necessary to restore function or to relieve symptoms, such as pain.

In a Scar Revision Procedures, some scars may be removed in their entirety and re-sutured in a controlled and precise manner. Other scars may not be easily removable, but their appearance can be significantly improved through other techniques.