A scar revision is performed to improve the scar appearance if it is possible. It really depends upon how things have previously healed and how they look now.
What exactly is scar revision-ie how is it done? Can my mastectomy scars be improved of shortened? (photo)
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What is a Scar Revision
In the simplest case, a scar revision would involve excising or removing the previous scar and closing this incision. The scar revision is helpful with widened scars, hypertrophic scars, keloid scars, and a variety of other issues. Kenneth Hughes, MD Los Angeles, CA