Can An Indented Facial Scar Be Excised and Closed Up Using the Fusiform Shape?
- Asked by AppleOne in BC, Canada
- 2 years ago
I have a deep indented scar on my face about 5mm X 5mm.
If a patient has a 5mm X 5mm indented scar, then this is generally can be made better by excision in a elliptical ( or fusiform) pattern, closing the deeper tissues with a deep dissolving suture, then a superficial skin suture. This may lengthen the scar to a degree, but usually makes the scar flatter and smoother over time. I hope this helps
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