18 months post op, Brachialplasty Scars?
10 months ago
I had a brachialplasty over 18 months ago. Even after 7 sessions of Kenalog injections they are still red and raised scars. I have been going in every 4 weeks to a dermatologist for the Kenalog injections to flatten them . Would having them injected every 2 weeks have better results?
Doctor Answers 2
The scars associated with brachioplasties can be difficult to treat. I do not think that more frequent injections will be beneficial. When treating scars you have to do a multi-modality approach. I would try Embrace scar treatment which is a silicone product. If there is no improvement consider having a scar revision and use the Embrace product or another silicone product post-operatively. Good luck!
Timothy A. Janiga MD, FACS
Consider scar revision.
Arm lift incisions are difficult to control. If the steroids do not work consider a scar revision and Embrace scar therapy. Best, Dr. ALDO
These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as
a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you
have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute
or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.