Scar Revision

Scar revision surgery at Pellegrino Plastic Surgery offers a specialized approach to address and improve the appearance of scars. Dr. Pellegrino and his experienced team employ advanced surgical techniques to minimize scars, aiming for optimal aesthetic outcomes and increased patient confidence.

What concerns can scar revision correct?

When performed by a skilled plastic surgeon like Dr. Pellegrino, scar revision will:
  • Address and improve the appearance of scars 
  • Utilize advanced surgical techniques to minimize the overall visibility of scars 
  • Enhance the overall aesthetic outcome of scars, promoting increased confidence for the patient 

An overview of scar revision

At Pellegrino Plastic Surgery, scar revision begins with a comprehensive initial consultation. Dr. Pellegrino will discuss your expectations, conduct a thorough evaluation of the scar area, and provide a detailed explanation of what to anticipate during the revision procedure. Tailoring his approach to your unique concerns and desired outcome, Dr. Pellegrino will make recommendations to ensure your satisfaction with the scar revision result, determining whether a full scar revision or a more targeted approach is most suitable for your needs.

What to expect during recovery

Recovery following scar revision is a crucial aspect of the process, and you can anticipate some symptoms persisting for a few weeks before gradually subsiding. Throughout this recovery period, you may experience side effects such as swelling, bruising, redness, and discomfort in the treated area. Dr. Pellegrino will create a personalized care plan to alleviate these post-operative effects.

During the recovery phase, it is recommended to prioritize rest and avoid engaging in strenuous exercise or physical activity. Most patients can resume their regular daily activities within a few weeks. Dr. Pellegrino, alongside his dedicated staff, will offer guidance through a customized treatment plan and provide ongoing support and insights during your post-operative follow-up appointments.

Is scar revision right for you?

If you are contemplating a scar revision procedure and want to explore your options, we encourage you to arrange a consultation with Dr. Pellegrino. Throughout this consultation, he will work with you to establish the most suitable individualized treatment plan. In general, most adults can be considered candidates for this procedure, provided they are in good physical health.

It's imperative to maintain realistic expectations concerning the outcomes of scar revision. Dr. Pellegrino's expertise will play a pivotal role in determining the optimal approach for you, ensuring that you can feel comfortable and confident about the results of your scar revision procedure.

Meet Dr. Pellegrino

Dr. Pellegrino is board-certified in plastic surgery and a member of The American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. His 30 years of experience in cosmetic surgery allows him to create individualized custom treatment plans for each client, leading to beautiful, natural results.

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