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Scar Revision Treatment & Diagnostics in Kondapur, Hyderabad

Scar Revision

Scar revision surgery aims to reduce the visibility of a scar such that it fits in with the surrounding skin tone and texture.

Scars are visible indications of a wound that persist after it has healed. They are inevitable consequences of injury or surgery, and their progression is often unexpected. Scars that are visible, ugly, or disfiguring can be caused by poor healing. Even a well-healed wound might leave a scar that detracts from your appearance. Scars can be apparent owing to their size, form, or position; they can also be elevated or depressed, and their colour or texture may differ from the healthy tissue around them.

How the procedure is performed

During the surgical procedures, you will be given medications to help you relax. Local anaesthetic, intravenous sedation, and general anaesthesia are all options. Your doctor will advise you on the best course of action.

The extent to which scar revision can enhance your scarring will be determined by the severity of your scarring, as well as the kind, size, and location of the scar. In certain situations, a single approach may be enough to make a substantial difference. To obtain the greatest results, your plastic surgeon may prescribe a mix of scar revision methods. For deeper scars, a surgical incision may be required to remove the previous scar.

Layered scar closure is required for some scars. When excision extends beyond the skin's surface or in places with a lot of mobility, layered closure is frequently employed. Sub-dermal closure (below the skin surface) using absorbable or non-removable sutures is required for the first phase or layer. Closure layers continue to be added, culminating in the closure of the residual surface wound.

What are the advantages of scar revision?

Scar remodelling at Apollo Kondapur can help scars look less noticeable. It may be able to narrow, fade, and enhance the look of a severe scar. Scars on the face and hands might benefit from this treatment.

Who can benefit from scar revision surgery?

Scar revision surgery may be a viable option for those who want to enhance the look of tissue scarring on their face or body. Scars resulting from small traumas, surgical scars, acne scars, burn scars, and elevated scars from significant trauma can all be treated.

What are the side effects?

Scar revision surgery is a very personal decision, and you must determine if the advantages will meet your objectives and if the risks and potential consequences are acceptable. Your plastic surgeon and/or team will go through the dangers of surgery in great detail.

You will be asked to sign consent documents to ensure that you are fully informed about the operation, the alternatives, and the most likely risks and problems.

The following are some of the dangers of scar revision:

  • The dangers of anaesthesia
  • Asymmetry
  • Bleeding
  • Cardiovascular and pulmonary problems, as well as deep vein thrombosis
  • Deep beneath the skin, fatty tissue may perish (fat necrosis)
  • a buildup of fluid (seroma)
  • Hematoma

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The outcome of your operation depends on you following your doctor's recommendations. During the healing process, it is critical that the surgical incisions be not exposed to undue force, abrasion, or motion. Your doctor will provide you with detailed advice on how to take care of yourself.

Avoid sun exposure and strictly follow all postoperative recommendations, including cleaning and at-home treatment regimens. The result of your procedure will be influenced by your participation.

What location will my operation take place?

Your plastic surgeon's office, an authorized office-based surgical facility, an ambulatory surgical facility, or a hospital may conduct scar revision surgery. Your plastic surgeon and the rest of the team will be completely focused on your comfort and safety.

When do you return home?

Seek medical help right away if you have shortness of breath, chest pains, or irregular heartbeats. If any of these problems arise, you may need to be admitted to the hospital and get further treatment.

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