Hypertrophic + Tummy Tuck

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How Do I Fix a Bad Belly Button Scar After Tummy Tuck?

I had a tt on 3-13-10 my belly button looks horrible it hurts really bad and i can see every stitch he used to close it on the outside surrounding it.... READ MORE

4 Weeks Post- Tummy Tuck. Prone to Hypertrophic Scarring. Suggestions?

I Had a Ftt 4 Wks Ago with Plication of the RA. I generally get Keloidal(hypertrophic ) scarring. What steps and for how long should I take to... READ MORE

Do I Need a Tummy Tuck/ BB Revision? (photo)

Hi, Im 7 months post op from my tummy tuck. I had a wonderful surgeon who was very patient with me through out this process. I am a African American... READ MORE

Hypertrophic Scar Revision? (photo)

My tummy tuck was performed on 8/2010. My healing process was tedious and I had rope like scars that often burned, stung and swelled daily. So, my Dr.... READ MORE

Hypertrophic Scar After Tummy Tuck

It's only been two weeks since my tummy tuck. I know i'm early in this, but I can see a Hypertrophic scar will be forming. It appears as though there... READ MORE

Can my Belly Button Be Fixed Easily and Should I Have to Pay for It? (photo)

Fifty yr old women. 22 yr ago 3 kids, (2 C-sec) & 11 months ago I had a tt with hernia rpr w/o MR. I asked the PS if I needed MR and he had me... READ MORE

Need a Revision Surgery for Bad Scars After Tummy Tuck Complications?

I had a tummy tuck that did NOT go as planned. Surgeon overcompensated and skin was left too thin and now have terrible blotchy hypertrophic scars.... READ MORE

Is my tummy tuck scar incision getting hypertrophic? (Photo)

I am four months post-op now and I am not sure if that's how my scar is normally supposed to be. It is a little pink and slightly thick. Is that... READ MORE

Will I get a Hypertrophic scar with a tummy tuck?

I am planning a tummy tuck but am worried about the scar. About 7 yeas ago I had an emergency surgery to remove my appendix and it seems I have a... READ MORE

What went wrong after this abominoplasty and liposuction of flanks in 2002? Umbilical revision was done (Photo)

Over the years she developed umbilical stenosis with scarring,keloid later scars migrated proximally Now though there is no stenosis, still has scar... READ MORE

Is this a hypertrophic scar? What can be done? (photos)

Had full TT with MR on 2/3/14 after massive weight loss of 120 lbs due to gastric bypass. Happy with how flat my tummy is, but my scar is horrible. I... READ MORE

Why is my TT scar higher on one side? (photos)

I just had a tt scar revision due to a hypertrophic scar, and a bit of lipo on my abdomen . However, I now noticed my PS made the scar way lower on... READ MORE

I'm getting scar revision done on my Tummy Tuck scar. It was placed too high, a bit hypertrophic. What should I expect? (photo)

My PS did not give me any pre or post operative instructions. Should I take time off work? He said that it would be skin only revision of the entire... READ MORE

Can Copper Ointment Be Used with Sylicone Sheets on Tt Scars?

I have been using silicone sheets for the hypotrophic scar I developed. Been using these for two wks can I use copper ointment also? READ MORE

Is it possible to have a Tummy Tuck with a pre-exisiting midline hypertrophic scar? (photos)

Hello. I had a revision (a year ago) on a 7y/o open RNY scar in hopes that if it improved, I 'd be able to get a TT. The Dr. said the scar is high... READ MORE

Is this a hypertrophic or keloid scar? Does this mean I will scar poorly from a tummy tuck? (Photo)

I had a skin cancer removed from my chest. I made the mistake of going snorkeling about a week after the surgery (even though I covered the wound).... READ MORE

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