Scar Removal/Scar Revision
The medical professionals at the Liposuction and Cosmetic Surgery Institute are trained in surgical and nonsurgical methods to camouflage and minimize the appearance of scars. These scar treatments smooth scars of all kinds and aim to improve the appearance of the scar. A popular surgical scar removal technique is “Z-plasty,” where the scar is surgically cut out with zigzag edges and meticulously sutured so there is less tension at the edges of the incision. This technique minimizes the mechanical forces exerted on the scar, which promotes smooth healing and a less visible scar. Unfortunately all scars are always seen at close observation will never completely disappear. Other common, less invasive scar removal procedures include advanced injections, creams, laser resurfacing, or even common dermal fillers.
What is the goal of the various scar removal procedures offered?
The end goal of any scar improvement procedure is to improve the appearance of unsightly scars, whether by surgical excision and revision of the scar or any nonsurgical method. The complementary goals associated with scar improvement procedures include improving self-esteem, promoting self-confidence, and lifting the heavy psychological toll and physical sequelae of scars.