What Are the Chances of Scarring After Subcision?
- Asked by weeee
- 4 years ago
I heard that there is a chance you can get additional scarring from subcision from the needle. What are the chances of this happening?
How can I reduce the chances this happening to me when I get subcision done?
Subcision scarring is uncommon. If your skin is prone to scar, you may see a small mark form the entry site of whatever needle is used to subcise.
Chances of scarring after subcision
If you did not have scarring as a result of Restylane injections, the chance of developing additional scarring from saline subcision is extremely unlikely. I personally like to stick with the small 30-gauge needle rather than the large no-cor needles that look like shovels for saline subcision, to minimize any collateral trauma, although patients seem to do well with that needle as well.
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