Why does my scar has this uneven horizontal shape? Can this be fixed? (photo)

Bulge in my left side. better front photos.5 weeks PO TT. I had 3 pregnancies, 5.4/128 pounds, in shape, not too extra skin but a lot of horrible stretch marks.

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Tummy tuck incision

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your incision will change over the next several months.  It would be reasonable to revise at a later date.  

Why does my scar has this uneven horizontal shape? Can this be fixed?

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poorly thought out incision placement and bunching is node in the posted photos. Revision possible but over the internet can not tell.///

Uneven tummy tuck scar

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The puckering and wrinkling of the skin will improve significantly with time. The asymmetry of the actual scar line is probably a result of some inaccurate pre-operative markings by your surgeon. Once you have healed completely (3-4 months), you can improve the positioning of the scar by removing some additional tissue from below the scar on the left side. 

Wm. Todd Stoeckel, MD
Raleigh-Durham Plastic Surgeon
4.9 out of 5 stars 90 reviews

Adjustment of Tummy Tuck Scar Line

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Once the incision line and skin has relaxed after six months from surgery, the higher scar line can be lower by removing some additional skin below it.

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