Scar Revision Case 3



This patient had a trauma to her nose which was repaired by another physician in an emergency room, who referred the patient to Dr. Guy, a facial plastic surgeon. When she appeared to Dr.Guy her wound was breaking down. Proper wound care was initiated.

The different stages of a Scar Revision Procedure:

  • The first set of images shows the patient before her scar revision surgery, following with 8 weeks after the surgery.
  • The second set of images shows the patient 4 weeks out from the first stage of her scar revision. She underwent an excision of a part of her old scar followed by appropriate post-operative wound care.
  • To see the progression from the second set of images, the third set of images shows the patient 6 weeks after initiating wound care, you can see the wound had shrunk in size but was still clearly noticeable.
  • The fourth set of images shows the patient 8 weeks out from the second stage of her scar revision which involved the use of CO2 laser resurfacing