Help with Scar on Baby's Face from C-section?
- Asked by punkrock_mama02 in Santa Rosa, CA
- 4 years ago
My daughter was cut on her face during my C-section. The scar looks inside out (under the skin). What can be done to lessen the appearance? Can I bill the birth hospital?
Reducing a scar on the face that is red and uneven
Scars on the face can be improved with pulsed dye laser, fractional laser, and sometimes percutaneous scar release (PSR).
Scar revision on baby after C-section
Scar from C-section delivery
Typically most scars in infants will heal without creating a cosmetic issue. I would recommend that if you are concerned that you have your child evaluated by a facial plastic surgeon or plastic surgeon. There are some simple things that can be done to improve a scar's appearance while it is healing if your doctor should deem it necessary.
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