6 months ago, I had botched labiaplasty surgery. The scars are very red and thick, and though I've been applying vitamin E oil, it hasn't improved much. Is there anything else I can do to improve it?
How Do I Improve My Labiaplasty Scars?
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Labiaplasty revision in Los Angeles
I perform a lot of revision surgery and believe that early intervention is key in labiaplasty revisions to prevent further retraction of the labia minora. I would consult with a knowledgeable revision labiaplasty surgeon to discuss details. Raffy Karamanoukian, Los Angeles
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The scars often depend on the procedure performed. Scars are usually worse with the trimming technique. If your scars persist and do not improve in another six months you may need a labiaplasty reconstruction. I published the only major article on labia reconstruction after labiaplasty in the prestigious plastic surgery journal "Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery" about two years ago.
Dr. Gary Alter
Agree that a photo would be helpful, but keep in mind that scars will change (soften, less red, flatter) for up to a year after surgery.
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