Our Scar Revision Treatment
How Do I Get Rid of My Scarring?
Scars are the unfortunate result of injury to the skin. Whether scars are caused by minor injury, chronic skin conditions, surgical incisions, burns, or major trauma, they may cause aesthetic concerns. Depending on their severity and location, some scars may also result in physical discomfort (keloids and hypertrophic scars) or even restricted movement (contractures). Scar revision treatments can help improve the appearance of scars by repositioning scars so that they are less conspicuous, as well as by making the scar tissue look more consistent with the color and texture of the surrounding healthy skin. In some cases, scar revision surgery can also ease discomfort and improve scar flexibility. At Placer Dermatology, we offer a wide range of scar revision options, ranging from simple topical treatments, to minimally invasive therapies, to sophisticated surgical techniques.
Types of Scar Conditions
Scars come in many forms and types. The type of wound and location of the skin damage can influence the scar formation. There are also genetic and health condition factors that can impact the type of scar. Different scars may require different treatments for removal or revision. Our team at Placer Dermatology offers removal and treatment for the following types of scars…