Semin Plast Surg 2021; 35(02): 130-138
DOI: 10.1055/s-0041-1727291
Review Article

Scar Revisions

Anna Skochdopole
1  Division of Plastic Surgery, Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
2  Division of Plastic Surgery, Texas Children's Hospital, Texas
,
Rami P. Dibbs
2  Division of Plastic Surgery, Texas Children's Hospital, Texas
,
Shayan M. Sarrami
2  Division of Plastic Surgery, Texas Children's Hospital, Texas
,
Robert F. Dempsey
1  Division of Plastic Surgery, Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
2  Division of Plastic Surgery, Texas Children's Hospital, Texas
› Author Affiliations
Funding None.

Abstract

Scars pose a complex challenge to the reconstructive surgeon in the variability of their presentation and their effect on cosmesis and function. Numerous surgical and nonsurgical options exist for scar management, each with their respective advantages and disadvantages. Each treatment modality should be tailored to the patient to ensure enhanced outcomes. In this review, we discuss different scar presentations, scar management options, and the benefits and risks with undergoing these various treatment modalities.



Publication History

Publication Date:
08 June 2021 (online)

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