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?
Help with Scar on Baby's Face from C-section?
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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).
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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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