Scars can happen for a number of different reasons. They might be caused by an injury, it could be caused by surgery, or it might be due to an infection or skin condition. Depending on how the scar forms, they can sometimes look a little unsightly or affect your self-esteem, especially if they are in a visible location.
If you’re looking for a way to reduce or change the appearance of a scar, then you may be interested in a scar revision. Scar revisions can use a number of different cosmetic techniques, and it largely depends on the location, size, and current condition of the scar.
What does scar revision involve?
There are many different scar revision techniques. Some involve using cryotherapy to freeze the scar before removing it, while others involve applying pressure to the scar to improve healing. RF therapy is also an option, scars can be removed surgically and there are also scar revision options for large contractures where a large area of skin is lost or damaged. This can include skin grafts or tissue expansion procedures.
Since there are many different techniques used in scar revision, it’s best to speak with a specialist by booking a consultation. If you’re interested in learning more about the many ways that a scar’s appearance could be improved, get in touch with us today to learn more.