What can be done to treat hypertrophic or keloide scars in the aureolas caused by a breast augmentation surgery?
What is the Remedy for Scars After Breast Augmentation?
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Considering scar revision
Every person heals differently and will improve over the next 3 to 6 months. If your scars have widened then you may want to consider a scar revision. Some patients require up to one year to fully mature. A nice scar starts in the operation room. The incision must be placed in the right position, sutured keeping the tension off of the skin itself. Also it has been show that keeping the incision taped for the first three weeks keeps some of the early tension off of the scar. Then from the end of the third week to the end of the third month it helps to use a topical product with silicone.
Hypertrophic or keloid scars of areola after breast implant augmentation
There is a hughe difference in the treatment of the two. Hyperfrophic scars can be revised whereas keloid scars are better treated with injections and possible silicone sheeting.
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