maxoplexy failed, lost skin, will the tissue regrow the skin smooth like it was?
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A Failed Mastopexy Damaged Tissue
Beyond the use of saline and other options may not be the only ones to treat the lost or injured tissue from your procedure. It is important for all to know that #Hypertrophic or #keloid scars can be a problem. The worst are usually under the breast with an #AnchorLift or inverted “T”. These can be treated like all thickened scars with re-excision, laser, kenalog/5-FU injections, creams, silicone strips and other methods to reduce and improve healing. However, it would be best to return to your surgeon if you are uncomfortable with this result and the scarring and injury it sounds like you have in the procedural area. An in-person visit might help you confirm the best way to get this revised for proper recovery. Best of luck to you and hope you heal completely.
Needs some time
The saline is fine and it will take some weeks to heal.
Mastopexy with lost skin - will skin regrow
- I am so very sorry you are having such a difficult recovery.
- Without at least a picture, one can't comment on how you are healing.
- That said, once a wound heals it often looks dramatically better than it does while it is open.
Best wishes - Elizabeth Morgan MD PHD FACS
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