Introduction to Scar Revision

Dr. Vickram Tandon understands that scars can carry emotional weight for many individuals. He believes that each scar tells a unique story and should be treated with care and the utmost sensitivity. At Vickram Tandon, MD, we aim to help our patients transform their scars into symbols of healing and resilience. With his compassionate and understanding approach to patient care, Dr. Tandon ensures that his patients feel comfortable and supported throughout the Scar Revision process. Keep reading to learn more about how Scar Revision may be what you’re seeking to unlock a new perspective on what scars are, and how they don’t have to stick around.

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What is a Scar Revision?

Scar Revision is a surgical procedure in Boston that aims to minimize the appearance of scars and improve their overall texture and appearance. It is typically performed on scars that result from previous surgeries, injuries, or skin conditions. The goal of Scar Revision is to make the scar blend more naturally with the surrounding skin and create a smoother, less noticeable outcome.

During the procedure, Dr. Tandon may remove the existing scar tissue, reposition the scar, or use advanced techniques to promote better healing and tissue regeneration. The specific approach will depend on the type of scar, its location, and the individual’s unique skin characteristics. Some treatments that Dr. Tandon uses are:

Surgically revising the scar

This involves cutting and repositioning the scar to improve its appearance and blend it better with the surrounding skin.

Microneedling for scar

Microneedling is a non-surgical procedure that uses tiny needles to create controlled micro-injuries in the scar, promoting collagen production and skin rejuvenation.

A light CO2 laser for scar

CO2 laser treatment uses targeted beams of light to remove the damaged skin and stimulate collagen production, leading to smoother and less visible scars.

What are the benefits of a Scar Revision?

The benefits that Scar Revision in Boston can provide go far beyond what most of our patients expect. Most individuals experience benefits such as:

  • Improved appearance
  • Enhanced self-confidence
  • Functional improvement
  • Minimally invasive options
  • Personalized treatment
  • Long-lasting results

Who are the best candidates for Scar Revision procedures?

At Vickram Tandon, MD, we believe good candidates for Scar Revision in Boston are those who are currently:

  • Have prominent or bothersome scars
  • Are in good overall health
  • Have fully healed scars
  • Have realistic expectations
  • Are non-smokers
  • Are committed to following post-operative care instructions

What’s the first step?

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The first step in the Scar Revision process is to schedule a consultation with Dr. Tandon. During the consultation, Dr. Tandon will assess the scar and discuss your concerns and goals. He will then recommend the most appropriate Scar Revision technique based on the scar’s type, location, and individual needs. This initial consultation allows you to gain a better understanding of the procedure, ask questions, and make an informed decision about moving forward with the right Scar Revision surgery.

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What to expect on the day of Scar Revision procedure?

On the day of Scar Revision surgery, we will be waiting with open arms and excitement for your new cosmetic aesthetic. The surgery will typically be performed under either local or general anesthesia, depending on the extent of the scar and the patient’s preference. Dr. Tandon will carefully mark the area to be treated, and the surgical scar site will be sterilized to ensure a clean environment.

During the procedure, Dr. Tandon will use the chosen technique, whether it’s surgically revising the scar, Microneedling, or a light CO2 Laser Treatment, to improve the appearance. The procedure will be conducted with precision and attention to detail to achieve the best possible outcome—this is the Tandov way.

Depending on the extent of the procedure, patients may be allowed to return home the same day. Dr. Tandon and our team will provide detailed post-operative instructions to ensure a smooth and successful recovery, as prioritizing your comfort and well-being throughout the process is our top focus.

Scar Revision recovery

After undergoing scar revision with Dr. Tandon, patients can expect a recovery period that involves some level of downtime and careful wound care. The specifics of the recovery will depend on the extent of the Scar Revision procedure performed and the technique used.

Patients may experience some swelling, bruising, and discomfort. This will start to subside in the days following the procedure. You should avoid strenuous activities and heavy lifting for a few weeks to allow the surgical site to heal properly. Keeping the incision site clean and dry is essential to prevent infection. Dr. Tandon may recommend using ointments or dressings to protect the wound as it heals.

How much does Scar Revision cost in Boston, MA

The cost of a Scar Revision procedure in Boston, MA, can vary depending on several factors, including the extent of the scar, and the type of revision technique used. During a consultation with Dr. Vickram Tandon, he will assess the scar and discuss aesthetic goals to provide a personalized treatment plan that will include the costs.

Why Choose Dr. Tandon?

Choosing Dr. Vickram Tandon for your Scar Revision is a decision that comes with several compelling reasons. As a highly skilled plastic surgeon. His extensive training at renowned institutions such as Brown University and the University of Michigan, along with a prestigious fellowship in Aesthetic Surgery at Harvard Plastic Surgery, has equipped him with the knowledge and techniques needed to deliver exceptional results.

Dr. Tandon’s artistic approach to plastic surgery ensures that he creates natural-looking outcomes, tailored to each patient’s unique needs and desires. His compassionate and attentive approach to patient care fosters a trusting and supportive environment, where patients feel comfortable discussing their concerns and goals. Our patients feel confident in Dr. Tandon’s ability to understand their individual circumstances, assess their scar type accurately, and recommend the most suitable treatment option.

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Dr. Tandon was truly one of the most personable and professional doctors I have been treated by! He took the time to carefully understand the procedure I wanted and what I felt my problem areas are, then adjusted to address those. He both asked insightful questions to understand my needs and answered all my questions with patience to make me feel comfortable and confident. My results demonstrated all of that care and I could not be more pleased. I highly recommend him!

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Dr. Vickram Tandon is a superstar surgeon in the world of facial aesthetics, as well as injectables. My wife received superior care in his hands, and he stands far above other Boston area, cosmetic, and facial plastic surgeons.

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