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Can Doctors Remove Scar Tissue Under Skin Due To Insulin Injections
What is a surgery (plastic surgery/cosmetic surgery) that can effectively and safely remove scar tissue from insulin injections?
Scar: Scar tissue cannot be removed altogether, but it can sometimes be replaced with better, less noticeable scar tissue or can sometimes be hidden. ...Read more
The body is composed of tissue that are classically described as beiing derived from three basic embyonic layers known as the endoderm, mesoderm and ectoderm that then differentiate into the structures that compose the body such as skin, soft tissues, bone, muscle, organs, etc. Stem cells are not differentiated and have the potential to ...Read more
Age 23 female.Im planning to get thermage and laser skin tightening on thighs due to loose skin. Will these procedures cause inferility/lipoma?
Loose skin Rx: 23 F India: Im planning to get thermage and laser skin tightening on thighs due to loose skin. Will these procedures cause inferility/lipoma? ANS: Not likely but only the Drs doing this and your own Dr should be consulted about this as they know the situation and experience in Indians in India in your area. ...Read more
At risk of bowel obstruction due to scar tissue. How can I dissolve the scar tissue without surgery?
Adhesions: Any time you have abdominal surgery you risk forming adhesions, which are really just a kind of abdominal scar tissue. If you form adhesions that obstruct your bowel, etc. You may need another surgery to take down the adhesions. It is a common complication, but having to have another operation is not. ...Read more
I had tummy tuck 3 years ago to remove flap caused by C-section , what non surgical procedure can get rid of fat trapped in scar tissue causing bulge?
None is effective: Bulge at scar is result of tissue laxity that developed with time and following acute swelling post op. It is exacerbated by density of the scar and adherence of the scar to underlying tissues that causes tissues to bunch up at that level.It is not just fat. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have developed a scar tissue from injecting steroids into my deltoids due to high benzyl alcohol content. Will hyaluronidase help eliminate this?
Can microdermbrasion remove wrinkles from under eye skin? And once the protective layer goes can it grow back?
Depends...: ...On how deep the wrinkles are. Microdermabrasion is a superficial peeling procedure that lessens *small* wrinkles, surface discoloration, and sun damage. There is little or no recovery time, but a series of them is usually required. It works, if your expectations are realistic, and if you have it done by someone with the proper skills, i.e. Not some nurse's assistant in a spa. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Scar location: The scars from skin removal surgery depends on the location and amount of skin to be removed. The more skin that needs to be removed the longer the scar length will be. Scars are usually hidden in inconspicuous locations - along the panty line, the inner arm, groin, or inner thigh. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Having surgery to remove scar tissue behind kneecap to relieve pain.Will scar tissue build back up since it's likely due to kc tracking to outside?
Can palomar skin rejuvenation cause thinned skin to thin more, and stay that way? Will it help with leaky veins under the eye? Can it cause fat loss?
No ; don't use near: Eyes. Laser can't reduce eye puffiness, dark circles, or thin skin. It's also not used close to the eyelids, because of the proximity of orbital fat. Plus, the puffy lids recede back into the orbit, when the person lies down.Leaky veins around eye is best treated with controlling food allergies, and salt intake.If anything, lasers remodels dermis to be thicker ; not thinner with reamplification. ...Read more
I want to try micro-needling over raised scar tissue on forearm. I tattooed over the area to conceal the scar, but can micro-needling still be done?
Can liposuction get rid of the pendulous skin under my arms? I want to get rid of the wobbly fat and skin under my arms. Can liposuction help with this? How often do patients need to have the skin removed as well as the fat?
No.: No, generally arm lifting surgery is necessary to remove “pendulous skin" under the arms. Liposuction surgery alone will likely leave you with loose/irregular/unattractive skin. Best to seek consultation with board-certified plastic surgeons who can demonstrate significant experience helping patients in this area. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Scraps under eye 5 year old boy which reach to superficial layer of dermis and formed scab removed early does that injury deep enough to leave a scar?
If scar tissue deep in the calf due to sports inj is not treated(massage etc) will it become permanent and have to be removed surgically later on?
How long does it take for the body to build up scar tissue around breast clip? Dr said scar tissue usually forms especially if area was breast tissue.
Not much: may stick to inner peritoneal wall. If a fascial - abdominal wall defect occurs, then gut or organ can herniate into the space. ...Read more
Can fat transfer be done on the face? Can fat transfer be used to fill deep wrinkles and other sagging areas on the face?
Yes absolutely!l: In pre-facelift aged patients (not yet ready for a facelift) it is a great option. It can be even better with judicious use of neck and facial liposuction. Fat transfer does involve a few weeks of swelling, which is unavoidable, probably two before return to normalish dimensions. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Can aquamid be used to remove pitting from acne? I have severe pitting from adolescent acne. Can aquamid be used to treat it?
Aquamid: Aquamid is a non-absorbable soft volume filler for aesthetic and reconstructive purposes. Aquamid is the trade name for a specific formulation. It is expensive and it is best to get a dermatologist advice as to whether there is something better for you. ...Read more
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