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SCAR REVISION

Diminishes the noticeability of scars using a variety of methods

Scar revision

Scar revision is a range of treatments that can remove the top layers of skin in order to reduce the appearance of scars. Treatments usually take between 30 minutes and an hour and are performed as a day-case procedure.

Cause

Cause

Scars are visible signs that remain after a wound has healed. They are the unavoidable results of injury or surgery, and their development can be unpredictable. Poor healing may contribute to scars that are obvious, unsightly or disfiguring. Even a wound that heals well can result in a scar that affects your appearance. Scars may be noticeable due to their size, shape or location; they can also be raised or depressed and may differ in colour or texture from the surrounding healthy tissue.

Treatment

Treatment

Surgical scar revision will not remove the scar, but aims to make it less obvious. It can also help to reduce tightness caused by the scar tissue. The colour and type of your skin, your age and the type of scarring influence how much improvement you can expect.

Scar revision usually takes between 30 minutes and an hour. It is normally performed as a day-case procedure often under local anaesthetic. This means that you will be awake, but the area will be completely numb. Sometimes, scar revision performed under general anaesthetic, where you are asleep during the procedure.

Consultations & Clinic Info

Consultations, Clinics, Directions and Accommodation

Live outside Hull & East Yorkshire? Here's some useful information if you need to travel and stay over as part of your Scar revision Surgery.

Mr Riaz's patient support team will arrange with you which of the three main (Hull, Grimsby & Doncaster) clinics your consultation and cosmetic surgery procedure will take place. We have detailed below useful information for each of the locations, which will assist you during your cosmetic surgery journey.

Mr Riaz's Patient Support team can be contacted during office hours on 01482 841228 & 01482 841229.


Spire Hospital

Lowfield Road
Anlaby
Hull & East Riding
HU10 7AZ
01482 841228

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St Hugh's Hospital

St Hugh's Hospital
Peaks Lane
Grimsby
DN32 9RP
01472 898725

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Park Hill Hospital

Thorne Road
Doncaster
South Yorkshire
DN2 5TH
01302 553355

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