There are many ways that you can get a scar—injuries, surgery, or even from pimples. When you see these scars you might be wondering how to get rid of them. You may want to consider scar revision.
Many people think that with scar revision, you have to use surgery to get rid of the deep scar tissue. With scar revision, there are ways to make those scars less notable and that surgery isn’t always necessary. You will get better results when you have scar revision surgery.
When looking at scar revision, there are some demographics that you many find interesting. It may not surprise you that women have this scar revision done more frequently. This might be due to women feeling down on their looks if they do not quite match up to the way that society feels they should look.
Getting accurate demographics about scar revision can be hard to get. This is partly because there are so many ways to have scar revision done. To find the demographics, they would have to go through all these different methods. The common ages for these surgeries are ages fifteen to thirty nine. There are some people who go through skin revision in their forties and fifties.
As you know there are many different types of scar revision. Here are a few of them that are done surgically and as a result, will require a longer recovery time. They are: skin graft, z-plasty, w-plasty, skin flaps, and laser skin resurfacing.
Before you have surgery done, a physician will meet with you. They will discuss what can be done. The physician will tell you the best method to use with the scar that you are looking to get rid of. There are a few reasons they will tell you they might or might not be able to do the surgery. A few of these include—doing it for someone else, you have already had many plastic surgeries, you think this will work a miracle or you seem emotionally unstable. If this is done for the wrong reasons it could leave emotional scars. This is more a cry for help. All of this is good to know if you are thinking about scar revision.
The main thing to remember is that a doctor will do all they can to help you. In some cases, only small things can be done. You have to keep that in mind when you see the results. Talk with your doctor to find out what is best for you.