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Product Review – Silagen Scar Refinement System

Scars are the result of all elective aesthetic incisions or any method that wounds the skin’s surface. How well any scar will heal depends on a wide variety of factors from its anatomic location, skin thickness, natural degree of pigmentation, and the method that was used to both make the skin injury as well as Read More…

Does Botox Improve Facial Scars?

Botox is the miracle aesthetic drug of the past half century. Since its introduction as an FDA-approved injection for aesthetic indications for the treatment of undesired facial expressions and wrinkles, it has been applied to numerous other applications from migraines to anal fissures with positive responses. It seemingly is being tried for just about any Read More…

Temporal Scar Revisions of Prior Coronal Scalp Incision

Incisions in the scalp run the risk of creating visible scars. Such visible scalp scars are almost always due the lack of hair with it. As a matter of fact scalp scars can be very narrow, but if hair is lost along the edges the scar will appear much bigger than the actual scarred skin Read More…

Fat Injections as a Scar Treatment

Scars are created by the reparative mechanisms of the body to heal a wound. The amount of scar tissue created varies based on a variety of factors. While effective at sealing and healing the wounds, the scar tissue is not normal and is not an exact replica of the tissue that it replaces or that Read More…

Plastic Surgery Case Study – Trach Scar Revision with Dermal-Fat Graft

Background: The placement and removal of a tracheostomy always results in some degree of neck scarring. The longer the tracheostomy is in place, the more significant this scarring will be. The characteristics of the trach scar are classic and include a wide and depressed scar that is often associated with a visible inward movement when Read More…

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