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Surgical Scars

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Many patients are concerned about post-surgical scarring, and rightly so. Unfavourable scarring is not uncommon following cosmetic surgery, particularly breast augmentation and abdominoplasty. Of course, there is also a risk of scarring from non-cosmetic surgical procedures. It’s common for patients to explore cosmetic improvement of postoperative scarring.

There are many influences that contribute to the quality of your wound healing, including age, genetic predisposition, and the postoperative wound care. In addition, there are other medical considerations such as growth factors and inflammatory mediators that make up he healing timeline that our Dermatologists assesses in formulating a treatment plan for a scar.

At Brisbane Skin, our Dermatologists create a tailored and considered treatment plan to provide our patients with the best possible outcomes.