Scar Removal

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While scars can never be completed erased, scar removal procedures are meant to minimize their appearance. There are many non-surgical methods used for scar removal, including injectable fillers to fill concave scars, light therapy and lasers, and dermabrasion and chemical peels. For deeper scarring, surgery is needed to remove the old scar. The incision may be closed with either skin grafts or tissue substitutes. In some cases, a tissue expander will be placed below the surface of the scar and slowly filled with a sterile solution. Once the skin has sufficiently been stretched, the expander and scar are removed. The remaining skin is then stretched to cover the open area.

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Dr Showalter took over my care after another surgeon had removed a right buttock cyst that caused a necrotic gluteal muscle.In January 2015 Dr Showalter performed several surgeries to remove necrotic tissue and three different types of infection.Healing this wound proved very difficult with jp... READ MORE

What is the best treatment for this 21 year old scar in my legs & in my whole body as well?never had my check-up to a dermatologist but I am planning this summer.I never had the chance to wear short or skirt for the past 21 years. I had alwaysbeen concious about people commenting on my scars... READ MORE

Have no experience with this, only have tried creams & lotions etc. etc. I didn't think getting rid of this scar would come to this. But ive had it for some time now & the older i get the worse it looks i just want a smooth procedure & you all results from others treatment have been Amazing pls... READ MORE

I have a 4 cm long hypertrophic scar on my neck from a chemical burn. It started out small and almost unnoticeable so I left it thinking it would just heal normally. As the weeks went by I noticed it started getting more raised and red. I tried silicone scar creams and scar tapes but all they... READ MORE

I got my labret pierced when I was 15 and removed it a few years later but the scar remained. I've always hated it and knew that it would need to be surgically removed in order for it to go away. I called Dr Lee's office and they called me in for a consult. He took a look, told me how much it... READ MORE

I went to Dr. Benjamin Schlecter to minimize a flat, pain free scar. He told me that he could tuck the width of the scar in my ear and hide it. What he did not tell me was that there was not enough tissue to do so successfully. Therefore, I ended up with a hypertropic scar which is intensely... READ MORE

I finally took the decision of doing my scar excision. I have to admit that I am a little scared about getting a worse scar but I believe that if I follow the doctors instrucciones I will be fine. I got this Scar from acne 11 years ago, I it has bother me ever since. I have seen that other... READ MORE

I had several moles removed when I was 11 and resulted in several deep and ugly scars on my face. They look very much like chickenpox scars, and I decided to repair the them last year and have been researching for doctors for a while on this forum. I have my worst scar excised on Nov 25th and... READ MORE

I have this procedure done today. Dr. Bunonassisi was very nice . The meeting was very informative. He answered all my questions and I have made this decision to get rid of this 25 year old-scar. I have this scar because of an accident while driving a bicycle during my childhood. Dr.... READ MORE

My reason for surgery was I wanted to get rid of an atrophic scar on my forhead. Scar was formed this past August after someone accidentally broke a beer stine on my of my face while dancing at a wedding in Scotland- freak thing! The Scottish are wild! There happened to be a lot of doctors... READ MORE

I'm really going to let the pictures speak for themselves. I for awesome results with Dr Mona Rane and can't recommend her office enough. I went in for a revision and a little lipo and to remove a dog ear. The dog ear is still there and might be more prominent than before but that's OK with me I... READ MORE

I met with Dr. Chesnut to discuss my options for having some scar tissue on the back of my ear lobe removed. I was expecting an expensive surgery. However, I was pleasantly surprised that he could use an injectable to reduce the size and that surgery wasn't necessary. He explained that I may... READ MORE

Growing up I had an embarrassing keloid in the center of my chest. I was turned off from considering removal because I heard that it had a low success rate and the chance for the keloid to come back larger. That was until I met Dr. Jan for a consultation. He clearly explained to me that there... READ MORE

I have a bad scar from a appendix surgery when I was in my 20s that is attached to the muscle beneath the skin and 2 smaller incisions below it they made for drains' and is sometimes painful doing exercises. So I decided to get a few consultations in the Chicago area.If anyone has any input on... READ MORE

I had my eyebrow pierced when I was 16 and regretted everyday since. It left an ugly scar next to an already chickenpox scar I had. Most people said it look like I'd been "whacked in the forehead". I decided to repair the eyebrow surgically and am terrified of another scar. I'll post updates... READ MORE

Hi! I had a mommy makeover on 6 November 2012, and at that time, I was left with some very large puckering at each end of every incision. In addition, I spit a stitch in my belly button and it was right where the knot was, so I got a lump there. After nearly two years, these dog-ears are all... READ MORE

I had a deep lip laceration on my lower lip 3 month's ago. I didn't receive stitches & was applying vitamin e vigorously after it healed, (a month after the incident). The too poetiin of the lower lip healed fine but the lower tip reflected a white bump scar. I saw a surgeon & dermatologist both... READ MORE

I will update this more in detail later. I have been taking pics along my journey. I flew from Kansas City to Phoenix because I saw a review on here with a lovely young lady who had almost the exact same scar I had over my left eye. It was starting to droop so I decided to fly out to see the... READ MORE

My motivation was to reduce the number of scars and better the appearance left behind after a car accident. It was minor surgery which lasted less than 2 hours and I went home right after. There was pain but the pain medication I was given was very helpful and only were needed for about 5 days.... READ MORE

I had the scar since I was 4/5. Humiliated numerous times because it's in the middle of my face. Was hiding it with my hair. Finally had the courage and money to go for the treatment. I'm not sorry I went. Very satisfied with the outcome. I feel like I can look people in the eyes now. I... READ MORE

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