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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Hamawy
24 years experience Plastic Surgery
Scar revisions: The appearance of scars can be improved by excising the old one out and replacing it with a better, more discrete one or by resurfacing with use of a ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Press
43 years experience Plastic Surgery
To improve mature...: Scars' appearance. Depending on your age, the mechanism of injury, and the location of the scar, it may take 6-18 months for a scar to mature (lose al ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Press
43 years experience Plastic Surgery
Unusual: It is generally a straightforward procedure, but it has risks as do all operations. Take the time to get all of your questions answered satisfactorily ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Einbecker
35 years experience Hand Surgery
Depends: There are several ways of treating scars from over the counter remedies to seeing a plastic surgeon for surgical repair. The sixe of the scar is also ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Weber
24 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Scar improvement: Scar revision can include a wide variety of treatment options. By the strict definition, scar revision involves removing an unsightly scar and replac ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Shifrin
16 years experience Plastic Surgery
Support: Talk to your child and coach them through it. Work with your surgeon to allay any anxiety your child is experiencing. If your calm and relaxed it will ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Press
43 years experience Plastic Surgery
Sure: Scar revisions are common. Remember that scars are permanent , can be improved but not removed. It is generally best to wait till the scar is mature ( ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clark Schierle
17 years experience Plastic Surgery
Scar Treatments: Various techniques including surgical revision, steroid injection, and abrasion, meant to improve the appearance and/or orientation of a scar.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Press
43 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes, to improve the: Appearance of mature scars. Depending on your age, the mechanism of injury, and the location of the scar, it may take 6-18 months for a scar to mature ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Surgical: If it is a surgical revision, the resulting scar may be smaller than the previous scar and may become thinner over time. Pigmentation may vary.

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