Keep in mind that each patient is unique and your results may vary.
This 29-year-old woman came in asking for revision of her abdominal scar. She also noted that she could not locate her belly button since her previous emergency surgery. Her before-and-after photos are shown to the left (after photos taken 6 weeks later). Note the umbilicus has been reconstructed in addition to the scar revision. New York City surgeon Dr. Sterry takes a custom approach to create discreet scars for all patients.
Patient Age: 29
Motivation for Scar Revision:
Thick (hypertrophic) scar formation
Scar Revision Technique:
Complete scar excision and repair with local flaps in layers
This patient complained about some muscle cramps postoperatively.
For more information about various procedures that can improve the appearance of marks on your body, have a look at my blog post about scar removal.