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Tummy Tuck Scar Revision Expert in Los Angeles

A tummy tuck scar revision is a plastic surgery procedure that can correct abnormal scars from a previous abdominoplasty or mini tummy tuck. Corrective plastic surgery is a sub-specialty that requires expertise in reconstructive and cosmetic surgery. Patients who have undergone a previous tummy tuck in Southern California who wish to have a correction of the tummy tuck have options available including liposuction, scar revision surgery, or laser resurfacing.
Kare Plastic Surgery and Skin Health Center in Los Angeles specializes in revision of tummy tucks and mommy makeover procedures. We first begin with an examination of your existing tummy tuck, including the belly button and lower abdominal scar. During the consultation, we identify scar asymmetry, belly button scarring, hypertrophy, and keloid formation. The goal is to improve the contours of the waistline and flanks and remove any visible signs of scarring as effectively as possible.
For most patients who wish to undergo tummy tuck scar revision, the process may be a lot less invasive than the original procedure. Dr. Karamanoukian and his clinical staff use laser resurfacing to improve abdominoplasty scars, liposuction to reduce fatty deposits around the waist line and abdomen, and laser resurfacing to improve the visibility of the scar.
If you are having specific problems with your belly button because it does not look natural, we have options to reduce the size and dimensions of the belly button so that it appears more harmonious with the rest of your abdomen.
Patients who have keloid scars on the abdomen after a tummy tuck, may also undergo a procedure to reduce the size and bulk of a keloid. We usually treat keloid scars with a combination of intralesional injections and laser, so that there is less keloid growth and improved scarring. 
Our comprehensive plastic surgery and cosmetic dermatology center provides us with tummy tuck revision expertise in our Santa Monica clinic.
Understanding your options for a tummy tuck revision requires a basic consultation with a thorough medical history and examination. During this visit, you will have plenty of opportunities to discuss your non-surgical or surgical options for a tummy tuck revision with our clinical staff. Dr. Karamanoukian is an expert Newport Beach and Beverly Hills plastic surgeon, and we strive to optimize your results with minimal downtime.