Effective scar revision options in Plano, Frisco, and Dallas
Scars are often a lifelong reminder of something you’d rather forget – acne during adolescence, surgery, infection, or traumatic injury. Scars left on the outside can also result in emotional scars inside. Noble Cosmetic Surgery – Dr. Patrick Obasi, M.D. in Plano offers a range of effective techniques, for a customized approach to scar revision.
Goals of scar revision
Depending on severity and location, some scars cannot be completely removed. However, Dr. Obasi strives to make the scar as unnoticeable as possible. He utilizes one or a combination of surgical and nonsurgical techniques to address:
- Depth of depression.
- Height of raised, ropey scars.
- Location (which can sometimes be altered slightly).
Dr. Obasi begins with the least invasive option, progressing to surgical methods when necessary:
- Topical medications – Medicated ointments and bleaching creams reduce pigmentation in scars.
- Chemical peels – Exfoliation of surface skin layers lessens shallow scars and gives a refreshed appearance.
- CO2 laser resurfacing – Refines superficial scars and associated pigmentation irregularities. This technique can significantly improve keloid scarring.
- Injectable medications – A special formula reduces collagen production locally (in a specific area) to smooth raised scars.
- Injectable dermal fillers – These products temporarily fill indentations, such as those left by acne.
- Surgical incision – Removal of scar tissue with a sophisticated technique that leaves only a thin, discreet line, which refines over time.
- Skin grafting – Skin from another area of the body replaces dermal tissues when a large scar is excised.
With background as a general surgeon, Dr. Obasi is experienced in scar revision. He has helped many patients overcome embarrassment and feel comfortable in their own skin with smoother, even complexions.
Face the world with a higher level of self-confidence. Schedule a scar revision consultation at Noble Cosmetic Surgery in Plano, to learn more about treatment options. Call (214) 974-4411 today.