I had an accident 8 years ago and my bottom tooth went through my lip. Now I have this bump of what feels like scar tissue on my bottom lip. How can I get rid of it?
Lip Scar? (photo)
Doctor Answers 4
Scar Revision in the Lower Lip
Thank you for posting this question and your picture. Based on your description and what I see in the photo, it seems like the scar could be carefully excised. This would be followed by a meticulous layered closure to promote smooth, flat healing. I recommend finding a qualified surgeon who specializes in lip surgery and discussing your specific goals before proceeding. Good luck!
Lower lip scar revision
I would recommend a surgical removal of the excess lip scar and layered closure. This will provide you with an improvement in your scar.
Options to treat lip scar
I would recommend surgically excising your lower lip scar. I believe that would give you the best result. Luckily, incisions on the lips normally heal very well and the scars there usually are not very noticeable.
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Yes, you certainly are a candidate for a scar revision of that lower lip. Yes, you will still have a scar but, usually it is allot less noticeable. These procedures are typically performed in the office setting under local anesthesia. Consider a member of the ASPS in your local area. Best,
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