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Eyelid Scar Revision Surgery in Los Angeles

An upper eyelid blepharoplasty is a surgical procedure that removes age-related excess skin from the eyelids. The most prominent scars are placed within the tarsal crease of the upper eyelid and span the length of the eyes from the medial canthus to the lateral edge of the orbital socket. The incisions usually coincide with the arch of the tarsal crease and are fairly well placed sot that they are usually well hidden when the eyes are open. In some patients, the upper eyelid scars tend to hypertrophy or thicken, leading to more visibility of the scars and mild discomfort for patients.

In the most severe cases,  upper eyelid hypertrophic and keloid scars may limit the function of the upper eyelids and may hinder the ability of a patient to close the eyes normally. In any of these cases, a trained plastic surgeon with expertise in scar management may offer to perform a scar revision or non-surgical scar treatments to improve the quality of the scar and make it less visible .
Hypertrophic scars of the upper eyelid may occur after trauma or upper blepharoplasty surgery. These hypertrophic scars have some degree of inflammation and tend to thicken and contract with time, often displaying increased redness and vascularity within the skin. A hypertrophic scar of the upper eyelid is usually uncomfortable and may cause chronic pain and discomfort. Dr. Raffy Karamanoukian is a recognized plastic and reconstructive surgeon who has extensive expertise in the management of eyelid scars. He is an expert in the Foxtail Blepharoplasty and utilizes his meticulous attention to detail in order to correct visible scars in patients who have hypertrophic or keloid reaction within their incision.

Schedule a consultation today to address facial scars and eyelid scars. Call (310) 998-5533 to speak to one of our patient coordinators.