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How Long to Wait Before Getting Columella Scar Dermabrased or Lasered?

i am 12 weeks post revision and scar is visible straight across columella, slightly indented/notched and inside the nostrils is raised. I am using silicon gel as recommended by my dr but worried that i need more drastic measures. must i wait 1 year or does dermabrasion/laser only work in the initial weeks? i do not want to risk having scar revision surgery.

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12 wks post open rhinoplasty

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It is extremely rare to have to perform a revision of the scar after a rhinoplasty. You should give it a year to heal.


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