What is the most effective scar cream to apply on a tummy tuck scar so it would heal better?
Scar Cream for Tummy Tuck Scar?
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Scar care after tummy tuck
Pablo Prichard, MD
Tummy Tuck Scar Cream
Scar Cream for Tummy Tuck Scar?
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1540 Laser Better Than Scar Cream for Tummy Tuck Scar
Thank you for your question. I routinely advise my patients to massage their Tummy Tuck Scar and apply Scar Guard Cream after surgery.
However at the first sign of redness or "lumpy" areas in the scar I begin Laser Treatments with the 1540 Non ablative Fractional Erbium Laser. Results have been excellent.
Scarfade good for tummy tuck scar.
We use Scarfade applied to the tummy tuck scar twice a day with rather good results..Also, depending on the color of the scar, different lasers can be quite helpful.
Scar cream for tummy tuck scar
There are so many available scar creams, it's hard to chose one. Try a few to see which might be the 'one' for you. Some are Rxed, some are over the counter.
Scar creams and best options for tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) incisions
I tend to agree with Dr. Singer's assesment. Generally, silicone scar sheets are probably the best at modifying the scar maturation process. Silcone gel creams or preparations with a sunblock are probably second best and there are countless products out there. Other preparations, in my opinion, such as Mederma or home remedies such as cocoa butter, aloe vera, vitamin E have weak if any true research supporting true effectiveness.
Tummy Tuck scar
Hello! I find the best cream for post surgery scars is SkinCeuticals Hydrating B5 Gel or Epidermal Repair. They both contain Hyaluronic Acid which is highly moisturizing and helps with the appearance of scars. Hopefully this helps.
Scar treatment after tummy tuck
Thank you for your question. Scar maturation can be enhanced and scar appearance improved with scar massage, topical silicone scar gel or silicone sheeting, and proper protection of the scar from the sun. It can take up to one year for scars to reach their final state - so patience is also important!
Wound Remodeling Can Last 12-18 Post-Op
In an effort to minimize scarring, a variety of maneuvers have been utilized.These include techniques designed to decrease tension on the wound closure, examples include steristrips embrace, silicone scar sheeting and compressive support devices.
Massage of scars with a variety of topical agents has been utilized in an effort to minimize scarring.It’s also important to avoid sun exposure and tanning.In the occasional patient who develops hypertrophic scarring steroid injections may be helpful as well.
It’s important to remember that wound remodeling occurs for at least 12 to 18 months following surgery.If you’re concerned about scarring following abdominoplasty surgery, it’s important to discuss this issue with your plastic surgeon.Your surgeon should be able to help you manage this problem.
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