Poor Scarring of Breast Corrective Surgery – Patients who have undergone plastic surgical procedures may have unsatisfactory scarring. There are a number of different ways in which scars can be suboptimal. Sometimes, scars stretch out or become excessively widened; sometimes, scars become darker than desirable (particularly in patients who have more pigmentation in their skin). On other occasions, scars can become thicker, raised and red which is a condition known as “hypertrophic scarring.” In certain individuals, the scar actually begins to grow large in size than the original incision, a condition termed a “keloid scar.” All of these scar abnormalities can be treated with modern plastic surgery techniques.
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