Everyone wishes to have a flawless body but some of us may have a scar or two that bothers us. It could be a scar acquired from an accident or from a wound. Sometimes a scar can be formed after surgery due to poor healing. Scars vary in their shape and size; some are obvious and disfigured while others are raised or recessed, differing in color and texture. Visit the Cost Page to know the exact cost of the treatment.
- 1. *Facts You Must Know
- 2. Am I the right candidate for surgical scar revision?
- 3. Preparations
- 4. Our Doctors
- 5. How does surgical scar revision work?
- 6. Followup
- 7. What is the recovery period like for surgical scar revision?
- 8. Complications
- 9. Outcomes
- 10. Surgical Scar Revision FAQs
*Facts You Must Know
Cost of Treatment
General or Local Anesthesia
Very high Success Rate
Your scar may be positioned conspicuously or inconspicuously. A conspicuous scar can be more uncomfortable but even an inconspicuous scar can cause discomfort in certain situations. Luckily, there are many ways to get rid of scars, surgical scar revision being one of them. Surgical scar revision in Dubai is available at Dubai Cosmetic Surgery that offers to completely vanish scars surgically.
After getting your scar revised you will feel much more comfortable and confident in your skin, you will have no problems carrying a certain type of attire, you will not feel withdrawn in intimate situations and you will generally feel positive and light. People have many questions regarding this surgery. Some wonder whether they are the right candidate for this surgery, how the surgery is performed, how long is the recovery period and whether the surgery itself would cause any scarring?
Some of the most frequently asked questions about surgical scar revision procedure are the following:
Am I the right candidate for surgical scar revision?
You should opt for this procedure to meet a personal requirement and not for anyone else. Neither should you do it to meet some kind of idealized image. The good news is that this surgery can be performed on a person of any age. Surgical scar revision is a good option for you if:
- You have a scar on your body that bothers you.
- You do not smoke or take drugs.
- You are physically healthy.
- Have realistic goals and expectations with the surgery.
- You don’t have acne or other skin diseases.
You need to follow a few preparative steps to get best possible outcomes as a result of getting the procedure done. Our surgeon will guide you in the consultation session. However, following are some of the common steps that everyone needs to follow. Have a look!
- Avoid smoking for about 7 to 10 days before the procedure.
- Avoid consuming alcohol before a week or 10 days of the procedure.
- Stop taking blood thinner.
- Let your doctor know if you are using some certain medicines or having allergies.
- Done with prescribed lab tests.
- Avoid direct sun exposure.
How does surgical scar revision work?
Your cosmetic surgeon will first administer anesthesia, it could be local or general depending upon the extent of the surgery. The improvement achieved will also depend upon the severity of the scarring. Your doctor can either use a single technique or a combination of techniques. Post-surgery your cosmetic surgeon will prescribe you topical treatments to heal the wound inclosure such as gels, tapes or external compression. These products are used to treat existing scars and discoloration or to heal scar revision. Sometimes your doctor’s will make do with injectable treatments to fill depressed or concave scars whose results are temporary. However, with Latest surgical scar revision Procedure, the results are permanent.
Discuss your followup plan with the doctor before procedure as well as after getting it done. It is a must-to-do before leaving hospital or clinic. It is a must step to achieve optimal results. Followup sessions allow your doctor to know about your recovery position and also to discuss your concerns.
What is the recovery period like for surgical scar revision?
Initially, in the healing stage, you may experience swelling, discoloration or discomfort which lasts between 10 to 14 days. The healing period will continue for weeks, gradually fading and refining the scar. It will take several months for the results to be obvious and in some cases, it may even take up to a year in the case of a very large scar to fully heal and disappear.
When a procedure has lots of benefits then some complications are acceptable. Following are common temporary risks linked to the procedure!
- Anesthesia risks
- Delayed healing
- Alteration in skin sensation
- Irregularities in skin contour
- Skin discoloration
- Damage to lungs, muscles, blood vessels, or nerves
- Prolonged pain
- Complications related to cardiac and deep vein thrombosis
- Sensitivity to skin
- Requirement of another procedure to get desired results
Dramatic results are not promised when you get this procedure, however, you will get an intense improvement in the appearance of the affected area. Also, the results are permanent. Though, you have to wait for the healing to see accurate results. Painkillers are prescribed to reduce the pain or any kind of discomfort during recovery process.
A consultation session with the qualified and experienced doctors at Dubai Cosmetic Surgery will assure you whether this procedure is the best for your type of scarring. This is because sometimes a scar can be removed with other less invasive procedures such as microdermabrasion, laser or a chemical peel.
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