Tummy Tuck Belly Buttom Scar Revision; is there a way to fix this? (Photo)

I had my tummy tuck down in February. I now have this ugly scar. Is their a way to fix it? I was thinking scar revision or a tattoo. I am not sure. Is this just a regular scar or a keloid?

Doctor Answers 2

Plato's Scar serum and Melarase PM to a tummy tuck keloid

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Your scar may continue to grow. I would apply Plato's Scar Serum and Melarase PM followed by IIT and fractional lasers. 


Dr. Karamanoukian

Los Angeles

Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
4.8 out of 5 stars 95 reviews

Tummy tuck

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Hello and thank you for your question. Based on your photograph, this can be revised with an inverted V flap.  But you could also try steroid injections prior to that, but this has a risk of hypopigmentation in your skin tone.  Speak with your surgeon and ask his/her advice.

Best wishes and good luck.

Richard G. Reish, M.D.
Harvard-trained plastic surgeon

Richard G. Reish, MD
New York Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 173 reviews

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