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Surgery for The Body

Surgery for The Body / Scar Revision


Some unsightly scars can be excised and closed in such a way to minimize their appearance.

 

How do I find out more or book a consultation.

 

The first step is to have some information sent, or call us on 0845 3011 510 to book a consultation with a member of our friendly team.

 

We can answer any questions that you may have and we can send you procedure information via email or by post. Alternatively we can book you a consultation.

 

Contact us on: 0845 3011 510
Email us on: info@harleystreetcosmeticsurgerypartners.com

Or fill out the online enquiry form here and we will get straight back to you

 

We are available 24/7 days a week.

Burn scars may be helped or removed and replaced with skin grafts to allow the skin's surface to have a more natural look.

Hypertrophic or elevated scars may be helped using dermabrasion.

 

Whilst scars cannot be completely removed the appearance can be improved and made less obvious.
Many factors affect the severity of scarring, such as the size and depth thickness and colour.

 

How is scar revision performed?
There are different techniques and effective procedures for scar revision. The specific procedure used will depend on the type of scar.

 

Z-plasty is a technique that repositions a scar to more closely conform it to the natural lines and creases of the skin. Skin graft or flap surgery are also techniques that are used.

How long does scar revision take?

 

The time required for scar revision depends on the type of scar that needs revising, your surgeon will guide you.

 

Our Surgeons are extremely experienced MBBS MSc FRCS Ed FRCS (Plast) Fully accredited members of BAAPS & BAPRAS. Your surgeon will give you expert advice, put your mind at rest and answer any questions, he will thoroughly discuss, the surgical method, expectations, benefits, precautions, recovery time, any possible side effects, and other important information. We understand that this is a big decision for you, and we want you to be totally happy that its the right thing to do before committing to the procedure booking