Plastic surgery A to Z

Correcting scars - whether they are caused by accidents or by surgery are unpredictable. The way a scar develops depends as much depending on how your body heals.

Correcting scars - Signs, symptoms and causes

- The plastic surgeon will remove excess scar tissue, and repositioning the incision, so as to cure in a less visible. The surgery can be performed under general or local anesthesia, depending on the location of the scar. You may receive steroid injections during surgery and at intervals up to

two years afterward to prevent scar to reform.

Correcting scars - Treatment

The operation does not lead to complete removal of the scar but only improves its appearance. Depending on the direction and magnitude scar, age, skin type and will consist of color and degree of improvement in the appearance of the scar. After surgery, you can resume your activity gradually depending on how you feel.