Belly button scarring, should I get it fixed or wait till the scar goes down?
You are ready for umbilical scar revision surgery. Seek this surgery at this time. No more healing will improve this appearance.///
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Belly button scarring
There are multiple options available to you regarding your belly button scar. I would start with steroid injection if we decided to wait before a surgical repair. Laser can help hide your scar as well. Surgical scar revision is certainly reasonable at this point if your surgeon feels that your healing has leveled off. There is some healing, however, that will continue for an entire year.
Belly button scar revision
I would contact your surgeon and discuss your options. They consist of steroid injections, laser treatments, and scar revisions. It also could help with your lower scar as well.
Belly button shape after tummy tuck
Six months after a tummy tuck is all you need to wait for a belly button or scar revision.
Contact your plastic surgeon to schedule this.
In my practice, I do these in the office with local anesthesia. Recovery is speedy. Best wishes.
Scar tissue around the navel
That scar tissue is nothing to be worried about. That scar tissue may eventually close a 100% the navel and then develop like a cyst which is very embarrassing when pop out because the fluid stinks. But it does not mean infection, that is the natural skin fluid retained and stored inside of an enclosed area.
Please ask you doctor to get it fixed before it closes a 100% and may cause you an embarrassing episode.
Belly button scar repair after tummy tuck
Thank you for your question and photograph. Please consult your plastic surgeon who performed your tummy tuck and follow his or her advice. It is not unreasonable that 1540 laser treatments could be done on both the belly button and the scar for some improvement up to 1 year.