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Orthopedic Surgery Scar Revision

Orthopedic injuries often require emergent surgery to repair broken bones or torn tendons and ligaments. On the extremities, especially the knees shoulders and arms, emergency surgery requires large incisions to access the areas of injury. Orthopedic emergencies require emergency surgeries that may lead to significant scarring.

Our Santa Monica Plastic Surgery and Cosmetic center focuses on the treatment of scars as a result of emergency surgery on the arms and legs. Our approach minimize scars mitigate the long-term visibility of your incisions.

We offer a full array of lasers and scar treatments to help reduce your scarring. It’s advised that you seek treatment early in the development of the scar in order to mitigate the size, thickness, and redness of the scar. We use a combination of the Vbeam laser coupled with fractional treatments in order to reduce surface topography and contour of orthopedic incisions.

Laser treatments can significantly reduce scar visibility and internal scar tissue. If you are looking for an experienced plastic surgeon who specializes in scar revision, look no further. Our board-certified experts can help you mitigate your scar and improve your chance for a full recovery. 

Visit our Santa Monica Plastic Surgery and Cosmetic Dermatology Center located on Montana Avenue or schedule a consultation by calling 310-998-5533.