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What treatment is good for breast surgery scars ?
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Dr. Tom Pousti
Surgery - Plastics
4 doctors agree
In brief: Depends...
Your plastic surgeon will have his/her preferences/recommendations when it comes to treatment of incision lines and scars.
Some surgeons prefer the use of tape, massage, and/or the use of silicone-based products. For “abnormal scars” the use of silicone-based products, steroid injections, and/or scar revision surgery may be indicated.

In brief: Depends...
Your plastic surgeon will have his/her preferences/recommendations when it comes to treatment of incision lines and scars.
Some surgeons prefer the use of tape, massage, and/or the use of silicone-based products. For “abnormal scars” the use of silicone-based products, steroid injections, and/or scar revision surgery may be indicated.
Dr. Tom Pousti
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Dr. Todd Sisto
Breast Surgery
3 doctors agree
In brief: Confession massage and pharmacologic
Pharmacologic intervention.
The simplest thing is to get 3m paper tape and keep it on the scars this helps especially in the early phases of scar maturation. Later one can use almost any lubricant or better yet mederma and massage the scar frequently silicone backed tape or silicone gel are also effective but more of a nuisance. If the scars happen to get sick and ropey enough it may warrant injection with cortisone-like drugs.

In brief: Confession massage and pharmacologic
Pharmacologic intervention.
The simplest thing is to get 3m paper tape and keep it on the scars this helps especially in the early phases of scar maturation. Later one can use almost any lubricant or better yet mederma and massage the scar frequently silicone backed tape or silicone gel are also effective but more of a nuisance. If the scars happen to get sick and ropey enough it may warrant injection with cortisone-like drugs.
Dr. Todd Sisto
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Scar deactivation with and without electric stimulation is also very helpful (acupuncture).
Dr. Karen Vaniver
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Breast scar reductio
To help minimize breast surgery scars, support the tissue by wearing a bra, avoid trauma, and avoid early aggressive sex and high impact exercise.
Twice daily massage (or more often) can be very helpful. Dr. Karen vaniver breast and body recovery serum was designed to help reduce scarring after surgery. Its most active ingredient is castor oil, which is an anti-inflammatory agent.

In brief: Breast scar reductio
To help minimize breast surgery scars, support the tissue by wearing a bra, avoid trauma, and avoid early aggressive sex and high impact exercise.
Twice daily massage (or more often) can be very helpful. Dr. Karen vaniver breast and body recovery serum was designed to help reduce scarring after surgery. Its most active ingredient is castor oil, which is an anti-inflammatory agent.
Dr. Karen Vaniver
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Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Biocorneum
Whyskin.Com sells biocorneum 50gram tubes for 89.99.

In brief: Biocorneum
Whyskin.Com sells biocorneum 50gram tubes for 89.99.
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
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Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Surgery - Plastics
In brief: Biocorneum
Whyskin.Com sells a 50 gram tube of biocorneum for 89.99.

In brief: Biocorneum
Whyskin.Com sells a 50 gram tube of biocorneum for 89.99.
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