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What is the Remedy for Scars After Breast Augmentation?

What can be done to treat hypertrophic or keloide scars in the aureolas caused by a breast augmentation surgery? READ MORE

How Can I Shave my Armpit Scar?

I had a transaxillary breast augmentation last week and scars are raised (hypertrophic). I can't shave it with a regular rasor since I would... READ MORE

Intense Itchy Areola After 2 Years?

I had surgery 2 years ago and got hypertrophic scarring around the areola but what concerns me more at this point is the intense itching around the... READ MORE

3.5 weeks, spitting stitches after BL/BA. Should I be worried? (Photo)

Started spitting at 3 wks, and went in yesterday to have nurse remove several, but I feel others brewing. If I am spitting so many now, can I expect... READ MORE

Should I opt for scar revision on my breast augmentation scars? (photos)

I had breast augmentation with crease incision silicone 450ccs right breast, 425ccs left breast, about 1.5 year ago. unfortunately, My scars appear... READ MORE

May a hypertrophic scar turn back to a normal scar on its own? (Photo0

(Sorry for my English) Hi, I have 2 questions: 1)Is there a chance my horizontal hypetrophic scar under my left breast (right side so far ok) might... READ MORE

Will Breast Surgery Before Facelift Revision Slow Healing?

As I turned 45, I decided to have a facelift followed by a small breast augmentation. I had the FL 6-11 with a board certified PS. The FL results have... READ MORE

Can my hypertrophic scars be revised when they are still red and and raised? (photo)

Can my lift scars be revised when still very red and raised or should I wait until they have fully healed? I am 6 month post op and having implants... READ MORE

Patient has hypertrophic cardiomyopathy for a breast augmentation. I'm looking for a surgeon.

I am looking for a surgeon that has specific experience with a patient that has hypertrophic cardiomyopathy for a breast augmentation. I have had this... READ MORE

What Procedure You Recommend in Breast Augmentation? Inscition Wise. (photo)

I already had a consultation with a board certified plastic surgeon and he suggested a D cup to fill the slight sagging skin after breastfeeding thru... READ MORE

Year out from BA, UHP wrong for me, no bottom to breasts, bad scarring, still CC & painful after left pocket revision. Options?

My scars are hypertrophic & noticeable from all angles. PS has done 1 steroid injection & never considered doing a scar revision when I was under the... READ MORE

1 month post op breast augmentation - Are my scars going to keloid or become hypertrophic? (Photo)

I have been applying silicone gel (PCCA Pracasil) and Palmers coconut oil + vitamin E cream every morning and every night on my scars. I am 1 month... READ MORE

What is the best option for hypertrophic scars two years after breast augmentation? (Photo)

I have been extremely happy with my breast augmentation experience except for my scarring. Paper tape was used for the first week followed by... READ MORE

Is this a keloid or a hypertrophic scar? (Photos)

I'm looking into getting a breast augmentation but I'm worried about scarring. I've had this since I was a little kid. I'm almost certain it's a... READ MORE

Radiotherapy after breast augmentation to reduce hypertrophic scarring?

I want to go ahead with a breast augmentation and uplift which will mean more incisions however I develope keloids or hyperteofic scarring depending... READ MORE

Is this a hypertrophic scar or keloid? (Photo)

I had a breast augmentation March 24, 2015. A week after the surgery my chest was red in the middle, even though I went under the breast. Over the... READ MORE

Would a scar revision be beneficial? (photos)

My surgeon is amazing and I love how my boobs turned out. I'm just concerned about one of my scars and how my scar is healing. A little... READ MORE

Hypertrophic scars? (Photo)

My surgeon basically said it was my fault but I've never scarred (and had a few surgeries) so I feel like it has something to do with the placement?... READ MORE

(1) What is the length of recovery for explant vs. explant/BL? (2) Can BL be used to excise hypertrophic scars from previous BL?

BL/BA 2013. 5'7", Size 34 D (pre-op). Wanted BL. PS rec'd BA. Surgery was fine but office typo led to implant of 450/470cc, not 225/250cc. Week later... READ MORE

Sensitive hypertrophic/possible keloid 10 months after breast aug. Is it normal?

1/3 of my scar on right breast (incision was made just outside of natural crease) has either recently or always been, I'm not sure,... READ MORE

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