Scar treatment after Tummy tuck. Any suggestions?
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Scar Care After Surgery
Surgical glue is often used in closing the top layer of the skin to avoid stitch marks. While present it helps to relieve tension on the skin edges, holds it together and avoids micro-movements which often leads to faster healing and less inflammation and redness. While present it does not make sense to use you dermatix silicon gel. Scars heal and remodel themselves over a period of months up to a year or so. Protecting the area, reducing stress on the affected skin/scar, avoidance of excessive sunlight (UV radiation) is helpful to obtain the best results. Discuss with your Surgeon what other options might be helpful in your specific case.