Scar Removal

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While scars can never be completed erased, scar removal procedures are meant to minimize their appearance. There are many non-surgical methods used for scar removal, including injectable fillers to fill concave scars, light therapy and lasers, and dermabrasion and chemical peels. For deeper scarring, surgery is needed to remove the old scar. The incision may be closed with either skin grafts or tissue substitutes. In some cases, a tissue expander will be placed below the surface of the scar and slowly filled with a sterile solution. Once the skin has sufficiently been stretched, the expander and scar are removed. The remaining skin is then stretched to cover the open area.

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I have a 4 cm long hypertrophic scar on my neck from a chemical burn. It started out small and almost unnoticeable so I left it thinking it would just heal normally. As the weeks went by I noticed it started getting more raised and red. I tried silicone scar creams and scar tapes but all they... READ MORE

I had the scar since I was 4/5. Humiliated numerous times because it's in the middle of my face. Was hiding it with my hair. Finally had the courage and money to go for the treatment. I'm not sorry I went. Very satisfied with the outcome. I feel like I can look people in the eyes now. I... READ MORE

I went to this Dr. after living with three to four years of hideous scars around my ears following a face lift (different doctor). These scars made me so unhappy because a good face lift should not show visible scarring. I agonized over the decision because the "fix" was expensive and painful.... READ MORE

Hello all! I suffer from keloid skin and over the years I have developed large and painful keloids on my chest. After doing extensive research and weighing my options, I decided to go with Lexington Plastic Surgeons clinic in New York. The Lexington plastic surgeons staff members have been very... READ MORE

I will update this more in detail later. I have been taking pics along my journey. I flew from Kansas City to Phoenix because I saw a review on here with a lovely young lady who had almost the exact same scar I had over my left eye. It was starting to droop so I decided to fly out to see the... READ MORE

Hated seeing these two indents on my forehead for 20yrs! Went in for a consult- wanted laser resurfacing, but opted for the excisions. Excising a scar is invasive. Involves cutting out the old scar tissue and using the heathy surround tissue to close the wound. Left with a small linear scar,... READ MORE

About 8 years ago I had a mole removed on my cheek. Over the years the scar began to sink and become depressed. Here is my first subcision progress. More than likely will have another treatment in 2 months but so far, good! If you have a deeper scar like I did, I would highly recommend this... READ MORE

I am getting this done right now in my belly! Really awesome doctor and nurse! Dr. Dickerson did a scar revision in my nose scar 4 years ago too and it's gone for good so I'm back :) Nurse Jessie has been with Dr Dickerson me since first consultation and take note,I was not tossed around to... READ MORE

I had my eyebrow pierced when I was 16 and regretted everyday since. It left an ugly scar next to an already chickenpox scar I had. Most people said it look like I'd been "whacked in the forehead". I decided to repair the eyebrow surgically and am terrified of another scar. I'll post updates... READ MORE

I must have read this wrong..I'm looking for a doctor to fix this ugly scar. READ MORE

I had a deep lip laceration on my lower lip 3 month's ago. I didn't receive stitches & was applying vitamin e vigorously after it healed, (a month after the incident). The too poetiin of the lower lip healed fine but the lower tip reflected a white bump scar. I saw a surgeon & dermatologist both... READ MORE

When I was 17, I had my lip pierced and took it out not long after and then had it re-peirced two years later. I am now 27 and left with an ugly hole underneath my bottom lip. Today, I had the scar excised. My Dermatologist used a 4mm punch and double stitched the wound. Those who get punch... READ MORE

I had a scar under my eye from a previous altercation that I hated. The emergency room stitched me up but I wasn't happy with the outcome so a couple years later I found a plastic surgeon that told me he could do a revision to make it look better but instead he screwed me up and left me with a... READ MORE

In a few days I will have 2 years from keloid scarring and scar revision and this is what it looks like now which is major difference from 2 years ago.I had this procedure done in DR and she gave me some steroid injection to soften the scar from the keloid.Hope this helps anyone I know how... READ MORE

When I was 6 days old, I had a surgery due to something called twisted intestines (in layman terms) and as long as I can remember I have always had a very deep depressed scar. Yesterday, I finally got a scar revision surgery done. The procedure was fairly quick (1.5hours). I woke up sore which... READ MORE

I have used many things to minimize the appearance of my scars.the scars are very dark and nothing has helped(see pics). i have used chemical peels like lactic and glycolic acid, a Co2 laser as well as many strong bleaching agents . i also have 2 old chicken pox scars and a scar that is the same... READ MORE

I was in a car accident as a child and needed emergency surgery, which left me with quite a big scar that only got worse as I grew up. It caused a huge indent across my stomach which I hated- I'd be paranoid that people could see it through my clothes and it caused a lot of relationship problems... READ MORE

I was injured on a Wednesday and immediately went to the Emergency Room. For two days following I saw my general physician who instructed me to simply keep applying ointment and that with time the wound would heal. Thank goodness for Dr. Maguire, as his knowledge of the skin and experience has... READ MORE

I had a large depressed scar on my face from an old auto accident. It became worse and more of a deformity than a scar with time.It was also causing pain and a pulling sensation on my neck.NO other surgeon in New York was willing to work with my insurance to repAir the deformity. Dr. Glasberg... READ MORE

Hi! Since I was a child I have these horrible scars on my legs n hands due to mosquito bites. I visit several dermatology and no matter what they give me to use on my skin doesn't help in appearance. When I was in school kids used to tease me about the imperfection of my skin because of that I... READ MORE

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