Will my incision still heal flat even though it opened? (photo)
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Depressed Scar on Forehead From Dehisced Surgical Incision
Thank you for sharing your photos. At 3 months there is still some scar remodeling occurring, and probably a small amount of residual swelling remains. It's possible that the depression will become less noticeable with more time. You would be a good candidate for microneedling with PRP and/or laser resurfacing. If the scar is still depressed after complete healing, fillers can help make it appear more flat. If it the appearance is still unsatisfactory after all the above, you can have the scar excised again with a flat line closure, keeping in mind that that would require restarting the entire healing process from day 1.
Incision Scar/After Opening/Will it Flatten? -- Lasers, Microneedling/PRP, Subcision, Fillers, Dermaflage/ScarMD, tatooin
It's difficult to tell from your photo. It may flatten out some with time, but the appearance of this scar should improve with a combination treatment that includes laser and micro needling. Please see an expert. Best, Dr. Emer
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