Scars from simple excisions such as mole removal, pre- cancerous or cancerous lumpectomies, non miligmant melanomas and tumors can get opitmal scar appearance if addressed within two weeks post op. The key to less noticible scars is rapid epithelilialization or full resurfacing of top layer of skin. Also in high tension skin areas such as the shoulders, chest ,joint and jaw,extra taping and splinting to relieve wound edge tension should be considered.
- silicone sheeting immediately
- Hyper-heal cream two weeks after wound bed becomes dry and covered
- Derma needle added to the above If you have a poorly formed older scar