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How to hide facelift scars as tycoon at 50?

How to hide facelift scars as tycoon at 50?

Good surgeon & luck: Well placed and designed scars are virtually undetectable at a conversational distance and are one of the hallmarks of a well planned and well executed facelift. Luck and genetics play a small role, but are important, as well. The key to great scars is a lack of tension on the skin closure, and help to avoid giving you the "pulled" look common in facelifts of old. ...Read more

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Scars (Definition)

A scar a condition in which an injury (a cut, ...Read more


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How to hide keloid scars?

How to hide keloid scars?

Almost impossible: Because they are wide raised and dark, they are almost impossible to conceal unless completely covered with a garment or hair. ...Read more

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Need on advice on how i can hide cutting scars?

Need on advice on how i can hide cutting scars?

That is the problem: W cutting. It can lead to temporary distraction but to permanent scars. Clothing or bandaids may hide the scars but your internal emotional scars need to be addressed. Please seek help through your physician, a psychologist or a pyschiatrist. There is hope. ...Read more

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How can I hide self harm scars on wrist?

How can I hide self harm scars on wrist?

Seek help ASAP : I would like to know if you still have thoughts of injuring yourself or are still injuring yourself. If you are, you should check yourself into a hospital asap. Cosmetic results should be the least of your concerns. You can cover up with long sleeves and makeup or see a surgeon, but you need to get help for cutting or harming yourself. I wish you healing and recovery. ...Read more

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How do I hide self harm scars during surgery?

How do I hide self harm scars during surgery?

You probably can't.: Depending on the nature and location of your surgery and the location of your scars, they may not have to be exposed at all. Having said that, the or team has seen it all before, and much worse, believe me. I wouldn't worry about it. We're all professionals there to do a job, not to judge you. If you haven't already, you should talk to someone about your tendency toward self harm. ...Read more

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What to do if I am having my large bowel removed, how to hide my self harm scars on my body?

What to do if I am having my large bowel removed, how to hide my self harm scars on my body?

You cant. : the bigger picture is you likely should get help by seeing a psychiatrist and therapist for management of why you may be causing yourself harm. ...Read more

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What's the best and most effective way to hide sh scars?

Need to define scars: Not certain meaning of "sh scars". Will answer if you will resubmit question. ...Read more

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Need advice on what is the the best way to hide my eraser burns and cutting scars?

Need advice on what is the the best way to hide my eraser burns and cutting scars?

IMPROVE not remove: There are many options to improve scars discussed here (camouflage, peels, microdermabrasion, dermabrasion, chemical peels, laser, surgery and more) but it is generally impossible to remove a scar unless you replace it with another. Avoiding tobacco and sun may help. Unfortunately cutting scars are very difficult to conceal. Other than garments, tattoos may be the best method to conceal them. ...Read more

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Are there contacts that hide a corneal scar?

Are there contacts that hide a corneal scar?

Yes: There are custom painted cosmetic lenses with iris configuration to match your natural eye that are opaque in these areas and can disguise a corneal scar. Ask your ophthalmologist about these if you have a disfiguring scar. ...Read more

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Contacts that hide a corneal scar, is that okay?

Contacts that hide a corneal scar, is that okay?

Possible: If a corneal scar is prominent, there are contacts that can minimize or hide the scar. Some are simply colored and are available pre made. Others have to be custom fabricated and include for bad looking eyes, a scleral shell made by an ocularist. ...Read more