im a 28 yr old male i was in a car wreck and something cut my face open the skin looks to be overlapping the cut will this flatten out? skin feels hard where its overlapping what type of scar will this be any help is thankful
What Type of Scar is This Going to Be Skin Seems to Be Overlapping Other? (photo)
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What Type of Scar is This Going to Be Skin Seems to Be Overlapping Other?
Best to start IPL therapy now and I might use a derma roller with PRP therapy to area. Best to be pro active early.
How will my face heal?
You have a cut on your face that was repaired. It was not surgical incision but one that happened from an injury. there is often more swelling with this type of injury. It may heal just fine. I would let it heal up for two to three months and then if it is still uneven I would consult with a plastic surgeon. Fi=or the firmness underneath the scar I would start some massage, just rubbing the scar to see if you can get it to soften. Only start the massage if it has been at least two weeks from the time of surgery unless your physician tells you otherwise.