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What Results Can I Expect from Scar Revision Surgery?

I had a botched surgery that left me with horrible scars around my face and ears. Is scar revision surgery my only option for improving the scars? Are... READ MORE

Fruit to Fix Scars?

I've heard some people talk about papaya and pineapple being helpful is healing scars (and other body abrasions). Is there any science behind... READ MORE

C-Section Scar Revision- What's The Cost? Is Surgery My Only Option?

I have a C-Section scar that is crooked, too high and is indented in some areas. Im 5'3" & 105 lbs. The scar is now 9 mon old. Its very... READ MORE

Professional Dancer With A Scar. Desire Scar Revision? (photo)

Hello! I am desiring Scar Revision from a 28 year-old transverse scar on my abdomen. I had Bowel Disease called Necrotizing Enterocolitis as a... READ MORE

Can Brachioplasty (Arm Lift) Scars (Incisions) Be Moved Several Years After Surgery?

My P/S admitted after my surgery that he had only done one other brachioplasty before. He placed the incisions on the middle back of my arms from the... READ MORE

Is Scar Revision an Option to Improve 24-year-old Gastroschisis Scar? (photo)

I was born in 1989 with gastroschisis - a birth defect that compromised the development of my abdominal wall. Is scar revision an option for me? When... READ MORE

Chicagoland Docs Good With Scar Revision of Indented Liposuction Scars? (photo)

I had lipo done to my calves.My calves look great-happy with results but not happy with the indented scars.3 of 8 incisions are indented.The incisions... READ MORE

Scar Revision - What is the criteria and timing to have a traumatic nose scar surgically revised?

6 weeks ago I suffered an impact injury to the nose which left a 1 cm x 0.5 cm scar. The wound was very deep but could not be stitched. Been treating... READ MORE

Is It Possible to Have a Normal Stomach? (photo)

I had surgery as a newborn which left me with 2 long scars going across my mid section horizontally. The bottom scar gives me the most trouble since... READ MORE

Bumps on Face After Lip Revision Surgery? (photo)

I recently had lip revision Surgery about three weeks ago..since the surgery my face has been broken out around the area where the surgery was done. I... READ MORE

I had a c-section/hysterectomy due to placenta accreta. What steps do I take to remove this unsightly incision/scar? (photo)

How soon after surgery should I begin to actively try and get rid of the scar from incision for best results? What kind of procedure would get rid of... READ MORE

Scar revision surgery from dog bite on the face?

My daughter was bit by a dog on the face and has some horrific scars. There is also railroad tracking from the stitching on the face which makes the... READ MORE

I Had a Skin Graft Procedure Done in 2002 and the Scar is Big and Ugly. Can This Be Fixed? (photo)

I'm embarrassed to wear shorts in case it is seen. I have never worn a bathing suit without a corner-up. I just really want to feel better about myself. READ MORE

Not happy with lip scar revision?

Hello I have just had a upper lip scar revision 4 weeks ago and I am devastated at the results. Basically I have a 1cm indented scalpel scar from my... READ MORE

Best suture technique for scar revision on face?

I know layered suture is the best, one in the dermal, and one on the surface. But my doctor everted the surface suture where it looked like a... READ MORE

Scar revision spread apart, why?

I had a scar revision on my cheek that widen even with a 2 layered sutures (One deep absorbable sutures and another on the surface. My doctor sutured... READ MORE

Can my Scar Be Improved? (2 Abdominal Surgeries from Bowel Disease. First Surgery 2008, Second 6/2012) (photo)

I had an emergency colectomy 5 years ago, which left me with a long vertical scar with suture / track marks along the sides. Six months ago, I had... READ MORE

Old Scars on my Legs From Previous Surgeries. Options to Make Them Less Noticeable? (photo)

I have old scars on my legs from previous surgeries. I was wondering if there is any way to make them look less noticeable and which doctor should I... READ MORE

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