What is Scar Revisions Surgery?

A prominent, visible scar can make a person feel self-conscious. Certain types of scars can also cause pain or restrict movement. There are solutions to minimizing the appearance and size of scars. One option is called scar revisions surgery, and there are other minimally invasive solutions as well.

In this blog, top facial plastic surgeon, Dr. Cecil Yeung will explain treatment options for scar revisions.

 

What Is a Scar?

A scar is the visible remains of a wound or condition on the skin. Scarring may result from infection, surgery or inflammation of the tissue. Scarring also can result from dog bites, abrasions and acne.

The body produces a scar as a natural way of healing. The scar replaces lost or damaged skin. The lasting appearance of a scar depends on:

 

What Are the Different Types of Scars?

 

What Can Be Done to Repair a Scar?

The type of scar you have will affect the type of repair treatment your doctor recommends. Scars can be cosmetically improved using scar revisions surgery or by applying less invasive surface treatments.

In many cases, minimally-invasive treatments can be used to reduce the appearance of scars. In other cases, scar revisions surgical procedures are the best options.

 

What Are the Treatment Options?

There are surface treatments used by plastic surgeons to minimize the appearance of scars including:

 

Where Can I Have Scar Revision Surgery in Texas?

At the Yeung Institute, top Houston facial plastic surgeon Dr. Cecil Yeung has extensive experience in scar revisions as well as emergency scar repairs. He provides surface treatments and surgical options for scar revisions. Dr. Yeung’s advanced training and experience includes laser, topical and surface skin rejuvenation and minimally invasive facial plastic surgery.

If you're bothered by scarring, call us for treatment by an expert in scar revisions. Contact our office today by calling to scedule an appointment.

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