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scar tissue buildup after surgery

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Grossman
44 years experience Endodontics
Normal process: Surgery is a trauma to the tissues. Inflammation results which is part of the healing process. Fibrous tissue is the end result. Hence the scar, or a ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Som Kohanzadeh
17 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes: There are several new lasers that can be used to treat scar tissue and can help with discoloration of scars and even stiffness. The best is to consult ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
24 years experience Anesthesiology
Yes: Talk to your surgeon, may be you need physical therapy.
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Retinal Detachment: Any vitreous or retinal surgery has placed a stress on the retina which is like plastic wrap: it can tear easily. Risk also depends on glasses Rx: if ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
23 years experience Podiatry
Phenol: ??? Phenol is the cauterizing agent that kills the root of the nail. Scar tissue from the procedure is a possibility. More than likely not enough of t ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tipu Sultan
Specializes in Allergy
Both good: Both are good. It depends upon person to person. Both have equal side effects. See which one works best for you moreover if you need to take it in lon ... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan McIntosh
19 years experience Plastic Surgery
No: Scar tissue appears on a microscopic level within days after surgery, and it usually subsides as much as it ever will after about two years. However, ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rodney Chan
21 years experience Plastic Surgery
Some options...: Depending on the type, pattern and location of the scar, many options are available. This ranges from pressure therapy, injection of steroids, ablati ... Read More
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