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

May
2001

Q&A: What should I do about three warts on my eyelid and below my eye to reduce any scaring?

Gregory Caputy, MD, Chief Surgeon Picture - LocateADoc.com I have a birth mark under my eye. It looks like two small scars. About 10 years ago, the upper one began to grow. A dermatologist froze off a portion of it, but that was all he did. I was told that it ... View full question & answer >>
Mar
2001

Q&A: Can salabrasion be used to remove the tattoo on mt shoulder blade?

Gregory Caputy, MD, Chief Surgeon Picture - LocateADoc.com I have a tattoo on my shoulderblade, and would like to have it removed. I am most interested in the method of salabrasion. Can you tell me exactly how it works and what would take palce during the procedure, ... View full question & answer >>
Mar
2001

Q&A: Is it true, according to the insurance adjuster, that I can have a scar from a 2nd degree burn removed by dermabrasion for $1,000?

Gregory Caputy, MD, Chief Surgeon Picture - LocateADoc.com I have a scar on my forearm (between elbow and wrist) as a result of a 2nd degree burn from an airbag - results of an auto accident. Everyone says that it shouldn't have scared at all, but it did ... View full question & answer >>
Mar
2001

Q&A: Would microdermabrasion be the right treatment to remove very superficial scarring?

Gregory Caputy, MD, Chief Surgeon Picture - LocateADoc.com I read a reply to a question about scar revision from the archive at this site, and the doctor replied that microdermabrasion will get rid of very superficial scars. How deep is "very superficial"? ... View full question & answer >>
Nov
2000

Q&A: What can I do and where can I go to remove the unnatural hair transplants and give me a "polished" bald look?

David Ross, MD Picture - LocateADoc.com I am a 40 year old man. Ten years ago, I had some hair transplants done, but they have turned out ugly: I have a very unnatural hair line, and not enough donor sites to fix the problem. I would like to ... View full question & answer >>
Nov
2000

Q&A: What is the best non-surgical way to get rid of deep stretch marks cause by pregnancy and would plastic surgery work well?

Gregory Caputy, MD, Chief Surgeon Picture - LocateADoc.com What is the best non-surgical way to get rid of deep stretch marks caused by rapid weight gain during pregnancy? Does plastic surgery for stretch marks work well? View full question & answer >>
Oct
2000

Q&A: Who should I take my son to see to repair a really bad scar from a cut lip five years ago?

David Ross, MD Picture - LocateADoc.com Hi Doctor, My son is 13 years old. When he was 8 he fell from a tree and cut his lower lip real bad. It was bitten into 3 sections. I took him to the emergency room and the doctor sewed it together. Actually ... View full question & answer >>
Aug
2000

Q&A: What can I do to remove a very large planters wart from the ball of my foot and not leave a scar?

Gregory Caputy, MD, Chief Surgeon Picture - LocateADoc.com On your list of doctors I wasn't sure who to ask so...I have had a planters wart for three years and have tried everything to get rid of it. Acid, lazer, anti cancer drug, scrapping, but nothing has ... View full question & answer >>
Sep
1999

Q&A: What can I do to correct a very poor breast lift result?

Jonathan Berman, MD Picture - LocateADoc.com Hello: After 3 children ages 19, 14 & 5, I saved up for and decided to have a "breast lift" this was 3 years ago. I am left with much scarring, uneven areola sizes and one breast higher ... View full question & answer >>
Aug
1999

Q&A: What can be done about the scar below my cheek from a dog attack?

Carmen Paradis, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com Hi, On Dec. 29, 1997 I was attacked by a Lab/Chow mixed dog. The animal bit a large whole on the left side of my face, under my cheek. I recieved plastic surgery which involved 30 stitches on the surface ... View full question & answer >>