Do you have an unsightly scar that you’d like to get removed? Scar revision therapy in Atlanta can be as simple as using a topical cream or having a more in-depth surgery done.
Types of Scar Treatments
Choosing the right treatment method will depend on how severe the scar is, the type of scar, its size, and location. For optimal results, we may recommend a combination of more than one of the following techniques.
For minimal scars, a skin bleaching medication applied topically to lighten the area may be all that you need.
- Dermabrasion and Laser Therapy
Both of these methods resurface the top layers of the skin to help minimize the scar’s appearance.
Fillers can be injected into sunken scars to make them even with the surrounding skin.
- W-Plasty and Z-Plasty
These methods involve strategically cutting triangular shaped flaps throughout the scar, allowing it to be repositioned into natural creases and making it unnoticeable.
- Direct Excision
Being able to excise the scar completely will depend on the its size. If it is possible to remove the scar, healthy skin can be grafted over the area.
Comfort and Anesthesia Options
Since there are different methods of scar revision, the type of anesthesia used during your procedure can depend on the treatment being done. Your anxiety level will also help determine if local anesthesia will suffice, or if another option like IV sedation or general anesthesia is better. Whichever option you and our Atlanta surgeon decide is best, rest assured knowing that you’ll be kept comfortable and free of pain throughout the whole procedure.
Don’t Wait Any Longer
The key to getting great results depends on finding the best facial plastic surgeon in Atlanta. Dr. Stong and the team at Kalos are committed to helping you achieve your cosmetic goals. Call us today.
Post Provided by Benjamin Stong MD, Kalos Facial Plastic Surgery LLC
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