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Is scar revision effective for facial scars?

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Dr. Keimun Slaughter
Facial Plastic Surgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Scar revision can be effective for facial scars and can consist of simple excision and layered closure for wider scars or use of techniques such as a "Z" plasty or geometric broken line closure to make scars less noticeable.
If the scar is raised then microderm abrasion can be effective. Consult your facial plastic surgeon for options.

In brief: Yes

Scar revision can be effective for facial scars and can consist of simple excision and layered closure for wider scars or use of techniques such as a "Z" plasty or geometric broken line closure to make scars less noticeable.
If the scar is raised then microderm abrasion can be effective. Consult your facial plastic surgeon for options.
Dr. Keimun Slaughter
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Dr. Mike Bowman
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Depending on the location and quality of the scar, there are a variety of techniques to improve the appearance of a scar. Once present, a scar will always exist, but treatment can usually improve it.
Options include dermabrasion, laser treatments, scar revision, etc. Seek a consultation with a qualified facial plastic surgeon and they will be able to determine a plan of care for you.

In brief: Yes

Depending on the location and quality of the scar, there are a variety of techniques to improve the appearance of a scar. Once present, a scar will always exist, but treatment can usually improve it.
Options include dermabrasion, laser treatments, scar revision, etc. Seek a consultation with a qualified facial plastic surgeon and they will be able to determine a plan of care for you.
Dr. Mike Bowman
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Dr. Andrew Pichler
Facial Plastic Surgery

In brief: Scar revision

Scars can be improved by revision.
They cannot be made to disappear altogether. You need to have an exam to determine the amount of improvement you can expect.

In brief: Scar revision

Scars can be improved by revision.
They cannot be made to disappear altogether. You need to have an exam to determine the amount of improvement you can expect.
Dr. Andrew Pichler
Dr. Andrew Pichler
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