What can I do to help my belly button scar? (photos)

I had a tummy tuck 12 months ago. I have been using the cream given to me by my sergeon day and night but my belly button is still very red and indented. What treatment can I do to help the appearance?

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How to improve the appearance of an unsightly belly button after tummy tuck

When a belly button heals improperly after a tummy tuck, it usually can be improved depending on the problem. Yours looks like there was delayed healing at the edges of the navel. Now that the scar is matured, the unhealthy scar can be trimmed and the navel can be re-inset to look better.


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