Doctor Q&A for Dr. Greg Sexton

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Sexton
39 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes: Do not have trauma to the face.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Sexton
39 years experience Plastic Surgery
6 weeks: Any scar takes 6 weeks to heal to full strength. The appearance will improve for 1-2 years.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Sexton
39 years experience Plastic Surgery
You can't: Scars are permanent and cannot be removed. Scars can be revised if they are extremely noticeable, and a plastic surgeon should be able to tell you wh ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Sexton
39 years experience Plastic Surgery
Eye lift: Blepharoplasty is a surgical procedure to make the eyes look more youthful by removing skin and/or fat.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Sexton
39 years experience Plastic Surgery
No: Most anesthesiologists will not put you to sleep if you have a really bad cold. It is safer to wait 7-10 days for the cold to resolve.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Sexton
39 years experience Plastic Surgery
No: You amy be able to shrink them with injections, but surgery is the only way to remove a keloid, and there is a significant recurrence rate.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Sexton
39 years experience Plastic Surgery
Nothing: There is nothing you can put on a scar to prevent true keloid formation. Topical silicone can help prevent thick scars.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Sexton
39 years experience Plastic Surgery
Genetics/trauma: The size and shape is determined by genetics and trauma. Repeated childbirth can cause lengthening of the labia. This can be easily corrected by a pl ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Sexton
39 years experience Plastic Surgery
Ob/gyn or plastic : Vaginal rejuvenations are usually done by ob/gyn or plastic surgeons, but for the most part don't really do much. Often it is laser resurfacing that m ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Sexton
39 years experience Plastic Surgery
No: Once you have a scar it is permanent. Over time they fade, but never go away.
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