Scar Revision in Dubai

Learn more about our Scar Revision procedure

What is Scar Revision?

Often, injuries and surgeries give you scars as farewell souvenirs. Scars on the body or on areas that are mostly covered do not create many problems, but those in visible areas such as arms, face, and neck are not too good to look at. They make a person look scary and raise questions in other’s heads immediately. Moreover, they also make the person who has them feel uncomfortable with them. A significant drawback of plastic surgeries back in the day was that they leave scars. But medical sciences have progressed and introduced scar revision processes, making use of several different techniques to help you get rid of the horrible lines. Lutetia clinics have celebrity plastic surgeons who will allow you to be relieved of these scars.



    Scar Revision

    When to consider Scar Revision?

    People often think and wonder when to get scar revisions. Many times, they have no idea and go to doctors who want just money. Then, they end up spending a lot of money in the process and having no results. It is often recommended that you get the scar revisions after 60 to 90 days because the Scar needs to mature. In other cases, the scar revisions might need to be done after as long as a year so that the Scar has become light, and it is now suitable for it to be revised.

    Things to Think about when it comes to Scar Revision?

    Your surgeon will provide you with options that will depend upon the extent of corrections required, your anatomy and surgical techniques you have to choose the one that suits you the most. This is a long-term solution to have a desirable appearance. There are some particular risks which you should consider with the surgeon. Only when you approve of the risks and are aware of what is at stake, only then would the surgeons proceed with the surgery.

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    About Scar Revision

    • Hypertrophic scars

      These scars develop on the wound site and are thick clusters of scar tissues. They can be hyperpigmented (dark color) or hypopigmented (light color). Discoloration These are discolorations and irregularities on the skin. Surgery is not always required for these and can be treated with the treatment plan provided by your surgeon at Maison Lutétia in Dubai.

    • Keloid Scars

      Such scars are usually painful and itchy. They tend to extend from the original wound site. They are random but are most likely to be found in areas with low fat underneath.

    • Contractures

      Such scars can often cause movement restrictions as they pull the tissues underneath coles tightly to promote fast healing. They are often found on burn sites or joints. Now, we shall talk about how these can be revised. There are several methods in scar revision too.

    • Topical treatments

      These include remedies such as gels and external compressions. They help to heal the Scar and make it lighter and slowly disappear.

    • Injectable Techniques

      These treatments need to be continued and resumed periodically to allow the best results. Remedies such as dermal fillers might be used to help heal the Scar.

    • Surface treatments

      Scars can also be healed without surgeries. The use of cosmetic products can help to make the Scar disappear. The area will be softened, and self-healing of the skin is promoted in such cases.

    • Incision Based

      In the most severe cases, an incision might be necessary to help revise a scar. The tissue extensions are mostly used as substitutes for skin grafts. The skin is then closed precisely to make sure no scarring takes place.

    What happens at the consultation?

    It is best if you have all your questions and queries written down before you meet your surgeon. Your surgeon will discuss the options available, their pros and cons, and your medical history. It is necessary that the surgeon knows about your medical history, your current medical  situation and current medications, significant illnesses in the past, and habits such as smoking. A medical examination and medical photography will be undertaken, which will be stored in your confidential file. Please remember that the photography, storage, and usage of the photographs will be by your consent through a form that is filled before the process. Moreover, there will be a general physical examination that will check your height, weight, and other factors to determine whether you are fit for surgery or not. Make sure that you inform your plastic surgeon if you plan on being pregnant because the surgeon might postpone the surgery due to some reasons.

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    We have personalized treatment plans.

    The celebrity plastic surgeon will discuss your aims and objectives, which you want to achieve through surgery. These include the surgery you will be opting for, the process, results, problems that might occur, what you expect from the surgery, and the post-recovery plan will be shared out with you. However, to discuss all these, you must already discuss your lifestyle, including your physical activity at the moment and your goals. This way, the surgeon can effectively create a pre-treatment and post-treatment plan for the best recovery and an active process.

    Recovery and how long will my results last?

    The time you need to recover, post-operative instructions, and the period before resuming physical activity is hypothesized before your surgery. Your situation is assessed by the best plastic surgeon Dubai, and then all these factors are predicted.

    Your surgeon will let you know what you need to look out for and how you need to take care of certain areas after the surgery. Your recovery time might be variable and dependent on your physical ability, conditions, and other factors that the surgeon will discuss with you before your surgery is starting or during the consultation process.

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