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Scar Revision

Conveniently located to serve St. Petersburg, FL and Tampa, FL

Scar revision reduces the prominence of scars that result from injury or previous surgery. Although many scars fade over time and become barely noticeable, disruptions to the healing process can cause them to become red, raised, indented, or otherwise deformed. The prominence of a scar depends on the type and severity of the injury that caused it, and the patient‘s age, overall health, and ability to heal. For people who are unhappy with or embarrassed by their scars, scar revision surgery can help to improve the appearance of scars.

Scar Revision Surgery

Scar revision surgery can be performed in the office or in an operating room with either sedation or general anesthesia depending on your comfort level and preference. Scars may be excised and meticulously closed for better healing. Sometimes scars may be repositioned using tailored techniques so they hide better and cause fewer problems. If scars or thickened sometimes they can be resurfaced to improve their texture and appearance.