Q&A: I was hit in the face with a baseball bat, can the scar be fixed to look normal?

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I was hit in the face with a baseball bat and my top lip was split open I had stiches but It healed with a bubble I need to know if it can be made normal?


Barry L Eppley, M.D., D.M.D. - LocateADoc.com

Most likely the bubble on the lip is the result of scar in the vermilion (pink portion of the lip) which frequently looks like a raised area. A lip scar revision can be performed to remove the scar and get a smooth vermilion again without a noticeable hump or bubble.

--Barry L Eppley, M.D., D.M.D.
Carmel, IN


Eric P Bachelor - LocateADoc.com

You should see a Board Certified Plastic surgeon for an evaluation of your scar .. It may be beneficial to treat the scar with topical ointment, injection, or you may need a revisional surgery.  The qualified surgeon will be able to help you.  Good Luck

--Eric P Bachelor
Pleasanton, CA

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