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Dr. Christopher Khorsandi
21 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes: In the right hands scars can be safely revised to improve their look and feel. There are a number of board certified plastic surgeons in you your are ... Read More

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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Weber
24 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Scar improvement: Scar revision includes a wide range of procedures but typically involves cutting out a scar and replacing it with a finer surgical scar. Scar revision ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alex Lechtman
29 years experience Plastic Surgery
Depends: Depends on what needs to be done and how long it is. Consult a local plastic surgeon for more details.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hess
19 years experience Plastic Surgery
Scar revision: Generally, a hypertrophic (thick) scar is excised. This means that it is removed by cutting it out with a scalpel. The dermis (deep skin) this then ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hashim Alani
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Scar revision: It takes months to see the final results.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Rosato
35 years experience Plastic Surgery
Scars heal in a year: The healing process is pretty uniform for the first 6 to 12 weeks. After that there are ways to improve the appearance of a heal;ing scar. Pressue on ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Megan Jack
20 years experience Plastic Surgery
Facial scars: It completely depends on the scar. Some scars from surgery or injury may be improved by fractional laser treatments and/or bbl treatments for excess p ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
31 years experience General Surgery
Choices: This scar revision is elective, so every detail is discussed and there are several choices. There are risks and benefits of both anesthetic choices, s ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
I : I think it is awesome that you want to help prepare your little girl for her surgery experience. Quite a few hospitals offer pre-operative tours of ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Adam Rubinstein
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Scar : Scar revisions and children having a child with a cleft lip (sometimes called harelip) can be difficult at first, but once the repair is done you can ... Read More

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