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

Dec
2001

Q&A: What should I do if I think my birthmark, removed 4 years ago, may be coming back?

Gregory Caputy, MD, Chief Surgeon Picture - LocateADoc.com i had a birthmark removed from my face 4 years ago and it went well. i only was left with a little pink scar which wasn't very visible. however it feels like it may be growing back. is it possible ... View full question & answer >>
Dec
2001

Q&A: What can I do to treat scar tissue from two abdomen liposuction surgeries?

Gregory Caputy, MD, Chief Surgeon Picture - LocateADoc.com I have had two liposuctions of the abdomen areas, the first on Jan.31, and most recent on Oct. 24. I have some scar tissue buildup from the first surgery, and am battling it now from the second. Although ... View full question & answer >>
Dec
2001

Q&A: What can I do to treat scar tissue from a previous and now recent abdomen liposuction surgeries?

David Metzner, MD Picture - LocateADoc.com I have had two liposuctions of the abdomen areas, the first on Jan.31, and most recent on Oct. 24. I have some scar tissue buildup from the first surgery, and am battling it now from the second. Although ... View full question & answer >>
Dec
2001

Q&A: What treatments are there to remove dark pigment scars resulting from past acne on my back?

Amy Taub, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com My questions regards bad achne scars. I have had bad achne problems through out my teenage years and now it has somewhat scared my back with dark pigments that's obvious when i take off my shirts. ... View full question & answer >>
Nov
2001

Q&A: Where can I find a surgeon who specializes in scar revision for a temple-to-temple scar on my 14 year old daughter?

Gregory Caputy, MD, Chief Surgeon Picture - LocateADoc.com My 14-year old daughter needs scar revision for a scar that runs from temple to temple just behind the hair line. The scar is a remnant of surgery at 4 months of age to correct craniosyntosis(fusing of ... View full question & answer >>
Nov
2001

Q&A: What should my mother do for a 5-month old, oblong, quarter-sized, rough-textured patch on her cheek from sun burn?

Amy Taub, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com My mother (57) sunburned her face 2x this year. In June a patch formed on her cheek below her orbital bone. It was small like a pimple but now it is the size of a quarter and oblong in shape. It is rough ... View full question & answer >>
Nov
2001

Q&A: Would chemical peel be recommended to remove my patches of red acne scars?

Amy Taub, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com I am 18 years old and have dealt with mild acne since i was 13. My skin has scarring and i would like to know if a chemical peel would be recommeded. I have little to no acne now, and would like to rid ... View full question & answer >>
Nov
2001

Q&A: Could a laser procedure remove dome-shaped moles on my face without leaving scars?

Amy Taub, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com I was interested in getting several dome shaped moles on my face removed. They are benign, but affect my esteem. I don't want to go under the knife for scarring reasons. How succesfull is a laser ... View full question & answer >>
Nov
2001

Q&A: What procedure can be used to lighten the color of skin?

Amy Taub, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com Are there any procedures such as tattoing, etc. for the lightening of skin? What was Michael Jacksons procedure for the lightening of his skin? View full question & answer >>
Nov
2001

Q&A: What should I do if I am detection a fluid pocket in my chin?

Amy Taub, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com For the past 6 months or so I've had reoccurring fluid build up in my chin area. I thought it might be due to a clogged hair folicles at first, but it reoccurs so I'm thinking a cyst or boil? ... View full question & answer >>