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Scarring After Surgery

As with any surgery, scarring is inevitable following plastic surgery. The extent of scarring varies from one patient to another and is influenced by several factors: the person’s general health, age, skin elasticity, and surgical technique. It is the job of a plastic surgeon to minimize the scarring as much as possible through skilled incision closure techniques and good scar management after surgery.

Scarring after a tummy tuck

While scars are a result with any incision, the length of a tummy tuck incision makes patients even more nervous about scarring. Dr. Herte’s meticulous attention to detail and extensive experience in tummy tuck surgery helps to minimize the aesthetic results of scarring.

These are other steps to manage and reduce the appearance of scarring following a tummy tuck:

Call us today at 702.732.9600 to learn more about the tummy tuck procedure and scar management.