Liposuction scar management
When a person chooses to undergo liposuction to improve their appearance, they obviously want to be able to enjoy their new shape without having unattractive scars. While the incision site for liposuction is smaller than that left behind by many other procedures, early treatment is key to liposuction scar management. The removal of Adipose tissue (fat) which is the source of cytockines and healing substrates and lipids can result in problem scarring.
The most common scarring problem with Lipo suction is dyschromia scarring (discoloring) Hyperpigmentation (darker) hypopigmentation (lighter)
- Best scar results with Silicone sheeting & Hyper-Heal cream one week post-opt
- already established discoloring derma needle ,2 mm daily & Hyper-Heal cream
ReJuveness' Hyper-Heal Scar Cream is the solution to raised and discolored scarring. Hyper-Heal cream works to produce more aesthetic results when healing fresh or problem scars raised scarring as well as return skin to its natural skin tone. The 17 gram bottle is the recommended size for healing small to medium sized scars.
The amount of scarring depends on;
- surgical technique and genetics
- visiable on large liposuction who are darkly pigmented
- can fade and hardly perceptable over time
The incisions usually heal within two weeks, and the scars reach their final appearance in about a year. In some cases the scars can become:
- hyperpigmented – darkened.
- hypopigmented – bleached out.
- atrophic – sunken because of the loss of fat or muscle around the incision.
- hypertrophic – slightly raised in a way that may regress over time.
- keloid – irregular, tough and raised scars, usually with a smooth top and a pink or purple color.