I had gallbladder surgery several years ago. It left me with an oddly shaped bulge below my breast line and around my front waist. It's really ugly and prevents me from wearing many of my clothes or tucking a shirt in my jeans or pants. I'd like to have this removed or improved. Any ideas?
Will Medicare Pay to Have Surgical Scars Removed?
Doctor Answers 3
Medicare does not pay for scar revision
Scar revision insurance coverage
A Dysaesthetic Cholecystectomy Scar
It sounds like you have a cholecystectomy scar that could benefit from a scar revision which surely can be performed. However, whether this would be covered by medicare or a medicare plan is another story. You can see a plastic surgeon who would assess your situation and then can provide you with specific information as regards coverage.
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