Scar Revision Torrance

With Dr. Sherif Khattab in Torrance, California

Scar revision in Torrance is used to reduce the appearance of unwanted scar tissue. While it’s impossible to completely remove a scar, revision can drastically improve its color, size, shape, and texture.

Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Sherif Khattab at Beyond Beautiful specializes in the latest scar revision techniques. He can determine which option will yield the best results for you.

Which Types of Scars Can Be Treated With A Revision?

Scar revision can be used on scars anywhere on your face or body. Besides those caused by an injury, some common types of blemishes removed during scar revisions in Torrance include surface irregularities like atrophic (indented) and hypertrophic (raised) acne scars. Hypertrophic acne scars and similar versions of raised scars are often darker or lighter than the surrounding skin.

While also protruding outward, keloids are larger and more painful than hypertrophic scars. They can occur anywhere on your body but are most commonly developed on the:

Contractures are scars that restrict movement of the fingers, elbows, knees, neck, or anywhere that the skin crosses a joint. They are common after a burn.

Scar Revision Torrance, CAWho Is A Good Candidate For Scar Revision Therapy?

Generally, the best candidates for scar revision are in good health and have realistic expectations. Dr. Khattab will be able to determine if scar revision is right for you during an in-house consultation. This process will include a physical examination and an in-depth discussion of your medical history and cosmetic goals. The type of scar(s) you have will determine the technique(s) Dr. Khattab will use.

Common Scar Revision Techniques

Your scar revision could take place over one or multiple appointments and involve any combination of the following methods:

Scar Revision Recovery

The exact techniques performed by Dr. Khattab and his expert staff will affect your particular recovery period. For minimally invasive therapies like dermal fillers, multiple treatment sessions may be necessary to achieve desired results. Surgical excision is meant to provide immediate and permanent effects, but some brief swelling or soreness may occur.

How Much Is Scar Revision Therapy?

The total price of your treatment plan will depend on the number of scars you have, their severity, and which cosmetic procedures are utilized. Qualifying patients may elect to use financing to manage the cost of care.

Schedule a Consultation with Dr. Khattab

If you’re ready to learn more about scar revision in Torrance, CA, contact us to schedule a consultation with Dr. Khattab. Since 1988, Beyond Beautiful has provided excellent care to patients from nearby Torrance, Long Beach, Redondo Beach, and beyond.

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