Scar Revision Before And After

Scar revision/Keloid revision/Hypertrophic scar revision is surgery to improve or reduce the appearance of scars. It also restores function, and corrects skin changes (disfigurement) caused by an injury, wound, or previous surgery.The revision may improve the appearance of the scar or restore function to a part of the body that may have been restricted by the scar.

Scar Revision Before And After


A scar is the body's natural way of healing and replacing lost or damaged skin and is usually composed of fibrous tissue.When the skin is in the process of recovering from an injury, whether the result of an accident, surgery, a burn, or acne,or many other reason, scarring will occur wherever multiple layers of the skin have been affected. Once a scar forms, it is permanent but may be made less visible or relocated surgically through Scar revision Surgery/Z-plasty.

Scar Revision Before And After

Scar Revision Before And After


The visibility of the scar following the surgery depends upon the size of the scar, the depth of the original wound, the thickness of the patient's skin, the direction of the scar and the color of the patient's skin.

There are many different types of scars, including the following:

Scar Reduction


keloid scars 
Treatments: Steroid injections, cryotherapy, pressure therapy, surgery

Scar Revision Before And After


hypertrophic scars 
Treatments: Steroid injections, surgery

Scar Revision Surgery


contractures 
Treatments: Skin graft or skin flap, Z-plasty, tissue expansion

Atrophic Scar

There are various treatment options that may be used for scar revision. The type of treatment you have will depend on the type and extent of scars being revised.

Chemical peels
Laser skin resurfacing
Dermabrasion
Scar excision

Scar Treatments


Some of the potential risks of scar revision surgery include:

Bleeding
Bruising
Infection
Feeling unsatisfied with the final results
Negative reaction to anesthesia
Reactions to medications
Breathing problems
Scarring
Blood clots
Keloid formation
Swelling

Laser Scar Removal


Scar revision surgery can help make the scar less obvious and possibly unnoticeable.But It is important to remember that scars cannot be completely removed.

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