Although scars are a natural part of the body's healing process, they can cause disfigurement, self-consciousness and even pain. If given enough time to heal, many smaller scars will become nearly invisible. For patients with scars that are larger, thicker, raised or indented, scar treatment is an excellent option.
Some of These Advanced Techniques Include
- running w-plasty
- geometric broken line closures
- simple excision and re-approximation
- These procedures will help conceal noticeable straight-line scars or scars that fall outside the camouflage of normal skin tension lines.
Often Dr. Marcus will combine the above techniques with laser, dermabrasion and chemical peels. With a careful and thorough examination of each patient, he will formulate an exact plan that best suits each individual. The results from treating these types of traumatic scars have been quite dramatic with noticeable textural improvement and reformation of pigment to white scars.