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Treating a Breast Burn in Los Angeles

Breast Burn Treatment

Burns on the breasts can be quite common as thermal injury from hot spills offen occur on the chest wall and breasts. Treatment of breast burns are divided into early and late therapies, depending on the timing after the initial burn. Dr. Raffy Karamanoukian, a Beverly Hills and Los Angeles plastic surgeon, is an expert on the management of acute thermal burns on the breasts and can help manage the injury in the acute period. Usually, breast burns can be managed with non-surgical topical management of the burns. 

"The management of burn scars demands the expertise of an expert plastic surgeon, proficient in acute burn management and scar therapy. Our office specializes in laser scar protocols for burns." Dr. Raffy Karamanoukian

After the burn is healed, women with breast burns may develop keloid, hypertrophic, and dispigmented scars that need management. Dr. Karamanoukian has developed a scar treatment protocol for breast burns that can help manage hypertrophic scars and reduce discoloration of the skin. Most patients will start with Luminase and Exfolase, followed by laser therapy to reduce scarring. The goal is to improve skin quality and reduce the visibility of the scars. 

If you have sustained a burn to the breasts, our Los Angeles plastic surgery center is equipped with the latest guidelines to help you reduce longterm scarring. Please call our office to schedule an appointment.