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Do All Facial Surgeries Leave Scars
No: Most facial operations do leave a scar, although they are usually hidden within creases or wrinkles. However, some operations do not leave a scar, such as laser skin surgery or arthroscopy. Some facial operations are completely hidden by being done through the mouth or nose. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Liver cyst 2.3cm by 2.2 CM on ultrasound before surgery remove tubes and ovaries and lots scar tissue should I see specialist?
Primary doctor: Liver cysts are a common occurrence and are routinely found on imaging studies. I assume this cyst was found incidentally? Most cysts are benign and do not require any further testing. Ask your primary doctor to review the characterization of the cyst and consider the need for further studies. ...Read more
Will genioplasty leave major scars on my face? I am considering genioplasty to make my receding chin more prominent, but i'm afraid of having surgery in such an obvious area. Are the incisions made in a hidden area such as under the chin? Are they small e
Genioplasty: Genioplasty is a procedure commonly done from inside the mouth, in which case all incisions are hidden within the oral cavity. Traditionally, there are no incisions made on the face, and therefore no scars on the face either. Chin implants usually require a small incision hidden on the underside of the chin. Hope this helps! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
A small one.: Typically, an incision for parathyroid (or most thyroid) surgery is about 3" long and follows a slightly curved skin crease just above the collarbones. In most cases, it will heal to about pencil line thickness and be noticeable only to someone looking closely at your neck, although it may be quite noticeable in the first few months. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Have a recent facial scar(1cm)that is healing.Considering corrective surgery.How much it may cost?
Can you please tell me if when you do a surgery on a scar on your face you lose hair only where there was the scar or around the scar too?
I broke my wrist 2 weeks ago, doctors said i need surgery, What kind of scar does it leave? I'm too scared about the external metalic things
Hand Fracture Repair: I understand your concern about the scar appearance. The majority of people will heal "normally." In other words, the scar will be minimally apparent. Is there any family history of "keloid" formation or thick scarring after injury or surgery? Also, what is more important, the ability to utilize your hand, or the possibility of a small visible scar. Don't delay your surgery any longer! ...Read more
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 pigment. Acne scars can also be treated this way or with devices such as ematrix or through subcision. Sometimes wide, jagged, deep, or unsightly scars require scar revision (cut out scar & resew in more cosmetic fashion). See a plastic surgeon! ...Read more
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