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Scar Revision in Phoenix, AZ

Do you have prominent scarring on your face, upper arms or another area of your body that’s visible to the rest of the world? Unsightly scars can be seriously discouraging and make even a person self-conscious about the way they look. Patients who live in and around Phoenix, Scottsdale, Paradise Valley and the surrounding communities of Arizona can opt for scar revision procedures from board-certified ENT and facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon Dr. Farhan Taghizadeh at Arizona Facial Plastics, PC, to remove those unwanted scars.

What Is Scar Revision?

Scar revision removes the old scar tissue from your body and aids in growing new tissue in its place. This new growth, in turn, makes scars appear less prominent. There are several possibilities for scar revision treatment. The most common is generally lasers, which can treat a variety of different scars of different types and ages. However, depending on the scars you have, Dr. Taghizadeh may recommend a different treatment that’s better for your particular situation.

Benefits of Scar Revision

Many kinds of scars can be embarrassing for the person bearing them, such as breakout and acne scars, particularly on the face. If you have scars that you’re self-conscious about, then scar revision can help provide you with new confidence. Additionally, there are a number of other potential benefits to scar revision, including:

  • It works for all different shades of scars, from light to dark and in between
  • It’s suitable for patients of any age
  • It works much more quickly than other scar removal methods
  • It’s a non-invasive procedure
  • Treatments can take under one hour apiece

How is Scar Revision Performed?

Scar revision with laser treatments is the most popular way to eliminate or reduce the appearance of scars. These lasers incorporate light waves that target both lighter and darker scar tissue. Contrary to other procedures that treat scars from the surface, laser scar revision works from the inside to the exterior layers of skin.

Dr. Taghizadeh begins with a consultation so that he can identify the specifics of the scar, so he’ll inspect the area of the scarred tissue. Depending on your scar type and goals for the procedure, the doctor may apply a gel before he begins the laser process. Pulses of light generated by the laser will penetrate into the tissue to dissolve the scar and reduce visibility. The laser beam also increases the body’s production of healthy cells, leaving your skin smooth.

Keep in mind that you may need to attend multiple appointments before you see noticeable results.

Scar Revision Treatment Recovery

Most scar revision treatment requires only one or two days of downtime to rest. Approximately one week after scar revision treatment you will schedule an appointment with Dr. Taghizadeh to remove stitches and check on the recovery process. You’ll need to protect the treated area by avoiding excessive sun exposure. Within a few short months you’ll see fully healed, scar-free skin.

How Much Does a Scar Revision Treatment Cost in Phoenix?

Most insurance companies consider plastic surgery to be an elective procedure and do not offer coverage for these procedures; scar revision is usually excluded from policies. In order to make these cosmetic treatments and other plastic surgeries financially accessible and affordable, Arizona Facial Plastics, PC, accepts cash, check and credit card. In addition, financing is offered through Prosper® Healthcare Lending and CareCredit®. If you have any questions about the scar revision procedure, recovery, costs or financing options at Arizona Facial Plastics, PC, please give us a call.

Are Scar Revision Treatments Right for Me?

Determining how effective scar revision will be for you depends on your skin tone and the type of scar you have. First of all, scar revision works best for people with lighter skin. The lasers identify scars by the fact that they’re colored darker than the rest of the skin. Therefore, if the rest of your skin has a darker tone as well, it might not be as effective.

Additionally, it’s best to wait awhile before undergoing scar revision. Older scars and scars that have had the opportunity to heal properly yield better results, whereas scar tissue that’s still in the process of healing, can end up causing more scarring.

If you want to get rid of your unsightly scars but have been thus far unable to, then you might consider seeking professional help. If you live in the Arizona area, then board-certified ENT and facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon Dr. Farhan Taghizadeh may be able to provide you with the solution you need. Contact us today at Arizona Facial Plastics, PC, to schedule your consultation!

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