Breast Scar Revision

Breast Scar Revision: This is a surgical procedure aiming to improve the appearance of scars on the breasts, often following breast reduction, augmentation, or mastectomy. Techniques can involve scar excision, scar flattening, or camouflage techniques.

Pros: Can improve the cosmetic appearance of breast scars, potentially increase self-confidence.

Cons: Additional surgery carries its own risks, possibility of new or revised scars, may not be covered by insurance.

Alternatives: Depending on the scar type, topical scar treatments or laser therapy might be options.

Recovery Time: Varies depending on the complexity of the procedure, typically 1-2 weeks for full recovery.

Disclaimer: Consulting a board-certified plastic surgeon experienced in scar revision is essential to discuss candidacy, potential risks and benefits, and alternative options.