Women who have had a C-section are often unhappy with the resulting scar, especially if the scar is depressed of deformed. C-section scars can also be red or painful, and can sometimes show through clothing. C-Section Scar Revision in Concord and Boston can help to alleviate patients from these symptoms. Dr. Narasimhan also offers revisions for other types of scars, such as those from injury or surgery.
WHAT IS SCAR REVISION SURGERY?
C-Section Scar Revision surgery is done to revise a C-section scar. Oftentimes a tummy tuck in Boston is done at the same time to improve both the appearance of the scar and flatten the abdomen. When revising other types of scars, Dr. Narasimhan will minimize the scar’s appearance, creating a smoother skin area.
HOW IS SCAR REVISION SURGERY DONE?
Scar Revision Surgery can be done using a variety of techniques, including topical treatments, injectable treatments, surface treatments, or surgical incisions. If a scar is especially deep, an incision may be needed to remove the old scar. Injectable treatments are often used to fill in depressed scars, while surface treatments, such as dermabrasion, laser therapy, or chemical peel solutions, can soften the appearance of skin irregularities or uneven skin tone.
WHO IS A GOOD CANDIDATE FOR C-SECTION SCAR REVISION SURGERY?
Patients whose C-section scar is depressed, deformed, painful, has developed keloids, or shows through clothing are often good candidates for C-Section Scar Revision Surgery. During your consultation, Concord Plastic Surgeon Dr. Narasimhan will help to determine which steps to take to achieve your surgery goals.
Those who are unhappy with or self-conscious of the appearance of a scar from a former injury or surgery can also benefit from Scar Revision Surgery.
WHAT SHOULD I EXPECT DURING RECOVERY FROM C-SECTION SCAR REVISION SURGERY?
Recovery from C-Section Scar Revision surgery often takes around two weeks. Pain medications can be prescribed to help manage any discomfort you may experience.
Scar Revision Surgery often requires about one to two weeks of healing time. It may take several months for your final result to become apparent. Dr. Narasimhan will provide you with a recovery plan to assist you in the healing process.
Take the first step towards a new you with Scar Revision surgery or C-Section Scar Revision Surgery. Contact us today at 978-369-4499 to schedule your initial consultation.