Scar Revision in Minneapolis-St. Paul
What is Scar Revision?
Scar revision surgery is done to lessen the appearance of a scar and to help it to better blend into the surrounding skin. Scars are the result of a wound that has healed, and are the unavoidable result of injury or surgery. Scars can appear raised or recessed, or even appear in different colors. Scar revisions surgery can help to diminish the appearance of an unsightly scar.
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Cost of Scar Revision
$500 and up
This includes your surgical fee and follow-up visits with Dr. Rocheford. This estimate includes the facility fee and anesthesia costs and may differ depending on your individual situation. It does not include the cost of your pre-operative physical, medications, or lab tests. Dr. Rocheford charges a $100 fee for consultations, which is deducted from the price of your surgery or procedure.
Who is a Good Candidate for Scar Revision?
Patients who are unhappy with the appearance of a scar anywhere on their body can often benefit from this surgery. Ideal candidates will be physically healthy, non-smokers. It is important that patients do not have active acne or skin diseases in the treatment area.
Dr. Rocheford is a quality physician with superior doctor/patient interaction skills. She makes you feel comfortable from the initial consultation all the way through the follow-up. She is also a highly skilled surgeon. I was more than pleased with the procedure she performed for me. I would highly recommend her to anyone looking into cosmetic surgery.”
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The Scar Revision Procedure
The technique used to revise a scar will depend on the scar’s severity, type, size, and location. Some deeper scars will require surgical revision. Dr. Rocheford will remove your old scar and create a smaller, more discreet looking scar in its place. Sutures will be used to close any incisions.
Scar Revision Recovery
Following scar revision surgery, patients may experience discomfort, bruising, and swelling., which can be controlled with pain medication. Patients can often return to work within one to two days. Patients should avoid taking baths when sutures are in place, though showering is permitted after 48 hours.
If you are interested in scar revision surgery, contact Dr. Rochedord today at her plastic surgery offices, serving the Twin Cities Metro area including St. Paul, Minneapolis, Woodbury and beyond. Simply request a consultation online or call Rocheford Plastic Surgery at 651-968-1294 today to schedule your appointment.