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Castle Connolly Top Doctors DC 2019 Denjamin C. Stong, MD American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Facial Plastic Surgeon Board Certified ABFPRS Facial Plastic Surgey American Academy of Facial Plastic And Reconstructive Surgery, INC. Atlanta Plastic Surgeon Top Patient Rated

4 Types of Scars and How to Treat Them

Person with Scar on Their Back Atlanta, GA

As an injury heals and turns into a scar, it will look red, raised, and hard.  Over time the area will  fade, flatten, and soften. The healing process can take several months, or even a year. Types of Scars The type of scar that will develop depends on the kind of injury that occurred, how…

Lose The Scars

“Never be ashamed of a scar, it simply means you were stronger than whatever tried to hurt you.” If you look, you’ll find an ample supply of quotes and platitudes about scars and how they are a reminder of strength, how they tell your story. But the truth is that sometimes, you don’t want your…

Living with a Scar? This Could Improve Your Quality of Life

No one wants to live with a visible scar. It can make us self-conscious about our appearance, and serve as a reminder for the traumatic event or injury that may have caused it. It can make it hard to talk to or meet new people, and negatively affect our face-to-face interactions. But according to a…

Scar Revision

People acquire scars on their bodies for any number of reasons. Falling down while playing a sport, falling while learning to ride a bike, surgery needed to repair a broken bone – all are relatively common. However, scars that are on the face are often not as common, nor are they as easy to ignore.…

Scar Treatment Following Surgery

The ultimate goal of both cosmetic and reconstructive surgery is to make the most attractive outcome for the patient, and the issue of scarring cannot be overlooked when planning for surgery.  When cosmetic surgery is performed, skin tissue is generally not originally compromised or damaged, so the placement of incisions and resulting scars will be…

Two Dimensional Laser Facial for Surgical Scars

There are many known benefits to treating scars with Laser Genesis (Cutera 1064 Nd: YAG laser) as the treatment helps to restructure collagen which is generally “disorganized” in scar tissue.  Recently, I combined Laser Genesis with the Cutera Limelight IPL Photofacial for a patient’s surgical scar (post skin cancer reconstruction), and observed a remarkable result.…

Disclaimer: These Are Actual Results For Patients Of Dr. Benjamin Stong. Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery Results Can Vary Between Patients.