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Scar Revision/Stomach Scar from Surgery? (photo)

I have a scar across vertically on my stomach from a previous surgery. what is the best way to fix this and approximate cost? thanks!

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Necessary scar revision for abdominal scar

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Railroad tracks and depression of the scar can both be improved with a scar revision procedure.  I would recommend you remove the scar completely and resuture. 


Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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Abdominal scar can be improved.

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Hi.

It looks like your scar can be made a lot better!  The "railroad tracks" can be removed.  You may have insurance coverage for this.

George J. Beraka, MD (retired)
Manhattan Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 9 reviews

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