Alar incision scar 5 months post op (Photo)
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Alar scar not healed
Thanks for your question and photos. It is hard to tell exactly what you need based on the photo alone. It may need to be shaved, or excised and redone to allow the skin to heal better, but usually that is done at 6 months. I would massage and see if that helps to calm the scar down. Try silicone gel and see if that improves it but ultimately your best answer will come from your rhinoplasty surgeon. Good Luck! All the best, Carlos Mata MD, MBA, FACS @rhinoplasty @alarscar facebook @breastdoctor twitter @docmata instagram #drcarlosmata Board Certified Plastic Surgeon
Alar Incision Concerns
- It looks pretty minor that you might be able to just shave off that tissue
- Steroids can flatten the area, you can inject it in low doses and low amounts
- I would visit your surgeon to see what they have to say
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