I have had two appointments with Dr. Powers to assess several facial scars resulting intially from a motor vehical accident and discuss surgical scar revision. Dr. Powers was extremely compassionate, approachable, and knowlegeable with respect to offering surgical techniques. She has given me the confidence to persevere despite feeling very self-conscious since being scarred after the accident... more
I'll start by saying that it takes a lot for me to leave a review for anything; it either needs to be horrible or outstanding. In this case, it's the outstanding. I first saw Dr. Harris about a year ago regarding a traumatic facial scar. I had originally met with 3 other surgeons who were unsympathetic and not helpful. Dr. Harris was immediately welcoming, reassuring, sympathetic and most of... more
Old scar is removed and a more precise cut is made by the surgeon and then closed with dissolveable sutures.
This is the mainstay of scar revision. The scar is excised and the wound is closed carefully to achieve a nicer and finer scar. Many different techniques are used to achieve this and the movement of the surrounding tissue is sometimes needed. The goal is to place the scar in a... more