PREPARING FOR 

SCAR REMOVAL

Scar revision is surgery to improve or reduce the appearance of scars. It also restores function, and corrects skin changes (disfigurement) caused by an injury, wound, poor healing, or previous surgery.

STEPS TO BOOKING:

  1. Obtain a referral form from your physician

  2. Book an appointment with our office

  3. If you are using insurance (Present insurance card)

MEET THE ANESTHESIOLOGIST

  • Consultation booking

  • Laboratory and Imaging test completed

  • Preoperative questionnaire

   

THE DAY BEFORE YOUR PROCEDURE:

  • Fast 12 hours prior to procedure

  • Remember to leave all valuables at home (jewelry, money etc.)

  • Refrain from smoking and use of alcoholic beverages

  • Shower the morning of the procedure 

SURGERY TIMELINE:

  • Patient assessment about 45 minutes after check in

  • Anesthesia takes about 15 minutes

  • Surgery takes 30 minutes - 1 hour

  • Recovery requires 45 minutes to 1 hour

  • Upon clearance by the doctor the patient is released.

RESULTS TIMELINE:

  • Post operative guidelines given

  • Follow-up care

I'm ready to begin...

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

BENEFITS: 

  • Decreasing pain or itchiness

  • Reducing their appearance

  • Improving the range of motion of the skin around the scar

POTENTIAL COMPLICATIONS & RISK:

  • Bleeding

  • Infection

  • Scar recurrence, recurrent keloid formation

  • Skin discoloration/Swelling

  • Skin Sensitivity

  • Pain

  • Damage to deeper structures/tissues

  • Although the risks and complications may occur only very rarely they do sometimes occur and cannot be predicted or prevented by the physician 

 

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Fax: 242-325-1567

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