Scar Removal

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Unsightly scars can make you feel uncomfortable or unattractive. Scar revision is performed to improve the appearance of scars.


How does it work?

Every scar treatment is approached differently, but the overall goal is the same. To create a thin, well concealed and less painful scar.
Scar treatments range from surgical excision, laser therapy, microneedling, or steroid injections. The final goal is to create a less noticeable scar, but unfortunately a scar can never be completely removed.


How do I take care of the new scar?

A silicone gel or silicone adhesive strip may be applied to the scar to help soften the scar and minimize its appearance. Silicone treatments should continue for about 6 to 8 weeks. The scar should also be shielded from sunlight, or have sunscreen application during its first year when it is sensitive to darkening. If the scar appears to be worsening, please let Dr. Carpin know so she can start additional scar therapy.


FAQ?

Can I completely remove a scar?
Unfortunately, a scar can only fade, but never completely be removed.
Does insurance cover scar removal?
In most cases, insurance will not cover scar removal.

Please schedule a consultation with Dr. Carpin to discuss if you are a surgical candidate, and to review the risks, benefits, alternatives, and expected outcomes of the procedure. Dr. Carpin performs scar removal for patients in Houston, League City and Clear Lake, TX and surrounding areas, including Friendswood, Pasedena, Kemah, Seabrook and Galveston.

For more information on our services, call our office to make an appointment.

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