Scar Revision / Scar Repair Ask A Doctor Questions and Answers on LocateADoc.com

Feb
2014

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

Barry Eppley, M.D., D.M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com 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? View full question & answer >>
Jan
2014

Q&A: What can I do to fix a scar from an infected belly piercing?

Eric Bachelor Picture - LocateADoc.com I have a scar from a belly piercing . It got infected and some skin fell off can this be grafted? It's been a good few years so skin has healed now. View full question & answer >>
Feb
2002

Q&A: What can I do to minimize the look of my scar as a result of a tummy tuck followed by a hysterectomy?

Gregory Caputy, MD, Chief Surgeon Picture - LocateADoc.com I had a tummy tuck in 1994. The next year, 1995, I had to have a hysterectomy. The cut made for the hysterectomy was on top of the previous scar from the tummy tuck. It left a terrible purple, wide scar. ... View full question & answer >>
Jan
2002

Q&A: I have pigment and indentation scar damage from hair removal products/processes. What can I do to correct this?

Gregory Caputy, MD, Chief Surgeon Picture - LocateADoc.com I have about a dozen scars on my shins due to chemical burns (from Nair Hair removal cream) and electrical burns due to bad electrolysis. All of the scars are small (about pea sized) and shallow rather ... View full question & answer >>
Jan
2002

Q&A: For breast enlargement scars, can I get use a skin pigment tattoo rather than laser surgery?

Gregory Caputy, MD, Chief Surgeon Picture - LocateADoc.com I recently read about women who have had breast enlargment...to hide the scars they were tatooed using ink made to match the skin color rather than laser surgery.Have you heard of this, and if so is it ... View full question & answer >>
Jan
2002

Q&A: I want to know if I can get tribal marks removed from my face?

Gregory Caputy, MD, Chief Surgeon Picture - LocateADoc.com i want to know all about facial plastic surgery i have tribal marks on my face.i want to know the after effects.thanks. View full question & answer >>
Jan
2002

Q&A: What type of scar results from a tummy tuck, can it be removed by laser and how long after the tummy tuck surgery?

David Metzner, MD Picture - LocateADoc.com What type of scare does a tummy tuck leave? Can I have the scare removed by lazer? How soon after the tummy tuck? View full question & answer >>
Jan
2002

Q&A: Can tattoo ink matching skin color be used to hide scars from breast surgery and loss of weight stretch marks?

David Metzner, MD Picture - LocateADoc.com I recently read about women who have had breast enlargment...to hide the scars they were tatooed using ink made to match the skin color rather than laser surgery.Have you heard of this, and if so is it ... View full question & answer >>
Jan
2002

Q&A: Would I have an infection again and would there be a guarantee of removal if I have a scar repair procedure done?

Gregory Caputy, MD, Chief Surgeon Picture - LocateADoc.com I'm also wondering how the scars would be repairable. Would this mean skin graphting?? My scars are quite wide and have a brownish color to them. I'm also scared to be cut again because I don't ... View full question & answer >>
Jan
2002

Q&A: What can I do about really bad scaring from a breast reduction and can I do anything legally?

Gregory Caputy, MD, Chief Surgeon Picture - LocateADoc.com I had a breast reduction done in July of 2000, and my scaring is unbelieveable!!When I went in to see the surgeon before my surgery date was set, he explained what would be happening and he also sent ... View full question & answer >>