For Embrace to work, it should be started within 1 month of surgery. You are well past that - so I would not recommend Embrace for you. Instead, depending on what is happening with your scar, you may be a candidate for IPL or laser, kenalog, or even surgical scar revision. It is hard to tell you exactly which option without a photo. All the best,
Can Embrace Scar Cream help me 6 months after my tummy tuck?
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What can I use to make my scars better?
Scar management at 6 months
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In my experience, Embrace cream is best used after the sutures are removed. I suggest that you speak with your PS. There are many different creams to assist in healing and appearance.
For instance, the following topical treatments such as BioCorneum, Scar Guard , Scar Fade and Mederma. Redness can be improved with laser treatments and the scars can be kept narrow with products such as Embrace.On occasion, keloids or hypertrophic scars can develop and will need treatment including Kenalog, 5FU and laser. All of the best for you!
Embrace Scar Cream
Ask your plastic surgeon for specific advice, but in general I have my patients use scar treatments the day after sutures are removed.
There are many possible causes for scars that are enlarged or not healing well. Unsightly scars are most commonly due to genetics, underlying medical conditions, or improper scar/wound care.
I have attached a link to help with scar management.
Embrace is for the early recovery period.
Scar minimizing abdominoplasty
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