You don’t have to feel like people are always looking at your scars. You can do something about your scars today through Scar Revision.
Award winning, published author and facial plastic surgeon Dr. Philip Young has more than 12 years of experience in scar revision. He has extensive experience in the reconstruction | scar treatment for the head and neck area. His reconstructive background are found in his 4 year experience at a level 1 trauma center at Charity Hospital in New Orleans during Medical School; his 5 year experience in a level 1 trauma center in Los Angeles County Hospital with the University of Southern California; his 1 year experience in a level 2 trauma center at Santa Rosa Medical Center, and his Fellowship training with Dr. Frederick Stucker in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Louisiana State University. Read more about Dr. Young and his Team here: Top Ten Reasons to choose Dr. Philip Young.
|Before scar treatment from dog bite with CO2 laser resurfacing and dermabrasion||After scar treatment from dog bite with CO2 laser resurfacing and dermabrasion. Note: she has slight lightening of the skin. This was the patient's choice to confine the area to just around the scars. Notice how the scars look completely resolved|
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Dr. Philip Young has become renowned as a leading Scar Revision | Scar Treatment surgeon. Although no scar can be removed completely, Dr. Young can improve the appearance of a scar, making it less obvious through either cO2 laser, Dermabrasion, Dermasanding, Excisions, Fat Grafting, Fillers, Intense Pulse Light, Steroid Medications, Tissue Rearrangement treatments or through other procedures. Find out why people from around the world including the Canada, China, Italy, Netherlands and Singapore are coming to have Our Team and Dr. Philip Young improve their scars.
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Burns or other injuries resulting in the loss of a large area of skin may form a scar that pulls the edges of the skin together through a process called “contraction”. The resulting contracture may affect the adjacent muscles and tendons, restricting normal movement. Some scars can be softened by dermabrasion, a controlled scraping of the top layers of the skin, leaving a smoother surface.
Grafting involves the transfer of skin from a healthy part of the body (the donor site) to cover the injured area. The graft is said to take when new blood vessels form and allow the graft to survive. A procedure utilizing flaps is a complex technique in which skin, along with the underlying fat, blood vessels, and sometimes the muscle, is moved from a healthy part of the body to the injured site. Skin grafting and flap procedures can greatly improve the function of a scarred area.
|Before Acne Scar Vitalizer Treatment Cheek Box Car | Ice Pick Scars Left Side||After Acne Scar Vitalizer Treatment Cheek Box Car | Ice Pick Scars Left Side|
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If you are interested at anytime about scheduling an appointment you can email, call 425-990-3223 (Office) and even text message 425-505-0938 (Mobile) us at anytime. Click here if you would like to find out more about our consultation process. If you live out of town, we can set up a phone consultation for you and show you how to take the 5 basic photos you will need. For more information on preparing for your procedure we have an informative Plastic Surgery Patient Care Page and Wound Care and Scar Prevention Page. Importantly, if you are having a procedure please note to stay off blood thinners and medications to avoid 2 weeks before and 2 weeks after the planned date of your procedure.
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* To reduce the risk of bruising, you will be advised to stop taking fish oil, Vitamin E, herbal medications, supplements, aspirin and anti-inflammatories 1-2 weeks prior to treatment, if possible. Inform Dr. Young of all of your prescriptions, over-the-counter remedies and herbal supplements, oral or topical products, and if you may be pregnant.