Nurse removed my healing scab?

A few weeks ago I had skin surgery to remove two depressed chicken pox scars. They started to scab up, however when I had an appointment with my nurse a couple days ago she had to remove the scabs to take off the stitches. I am now extremely concerned this has delayed the proccess and will lead to more noticeable scarring on my face. I am also wondering how quick itll take to scab up again.

Doctor Answers 2

Scar on Face -- Lasers (Fraxel, Co2, Erbium), Microneedling/PRP, Subcision, Fillers, Tattooing

I suggest you see an expert for wound healing at this time including silicone based scar gels with growth factors.  Laser can be used after to give further improvement.  Best, Dr. Emer.

Los Angeles Dermatologic Surgeon
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Plato's Scar Serum after chicken pox scar surgery

Optimize the healing with application of Plato's Scar Serum and fractional lasers after healing. 


Dr. Karamanoukian

Los Angeles

Raffy Karamanoukian, MD, FACS
Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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