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Scar Removal Surgery

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Scar Removal Surgery in Argentina

Scars are composed of fibrous tissue and are the body's natural way of healing after a surgery, burn, crash, acne, among others.

Depending on the type of scar, you cannot always remove it but you can improve its appearance. Sometimes you will need to make more than one surgery and use more than one technique.

The Procedure

There are different techniques to remove a scar:

  • Surgical intervention: to treat retractable type scars, the affected tissue is removed entirely using flaps of skin (or skin grafts if possible) and form a new scar.
  • Z-plasty: to move from place making it less visible scar.
  • Steroid injections: to treat keloid and hypertrophic scars.
  • Microdermabrasion: to treat irregular scars or of thickened appearance.
  • Laser Skin Resurfacing: to treat fine scars.

After Surgery

After a scar removal you will have to avoid activities that cause tension in the treated area and use cold compresses to reduce swelling. Sutures are removed a few days after surgery and the wound will take time to heal, some can take up more than a year to acquire their best.

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Professional Medical License: 31519/9. Specialty License: 17387

  • Specialist in Plastic Surgery Procedures.
  • Specialist in Aesthetic and Reconstructive Procedures.
  • Full Member of the Argentine Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Procedures.

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It has the same risks of any surgery (bruises, scars, swelling).

Depending on the type of scar will use local or general anesthesia.

Depending on the type of scar sometimes it will be necessary to perform more than one surgery and use more than one technique.

It depends on the type of scar, some can take more than a year to acquire their best.

How much does a scar removal surgery cost abroad? The price for a laser stretch mark treatment in Argentina may vary according to the needs and requirements of each patient. Please fill in the form below to contact us and get your Free Quotation!

Our prices includes: pre and post surgery consultations and controls; plastic surgeon, anesthesiologist, nurses, assistances fees; surgery and recovery room; supplies and disposable materials. Bilingual assistant, accommodation and transfers are optional. Prescribe medication after surgery, implants and/or surgical belts (if required) are not included. No hidden fees!

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Written by Hugo Luciano Monjo, M.D.
Last update: 01/06/2022
Note: This information serves as support and does not replace your doctors opinion.

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