Suboptimal facial scarring can be a stigma, leading many affected patients to seek treatment. An increasing array of minimally invasive techniques and topical treatments can improve many scars either as standalone interventions or as an adjunct to surgical scar revision. Familiarity with the science of normal wound healing, competence in minimally invasive techniques, and an evidence-based approach to using the wide array of available medical therapies will assist the head and neck surgeon in obtaining the best facial scars possible.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||7|
|Journal||Operative Techniques in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery|
|State||Published - Mar 2011|
- Hypertrophic scar
- Scar revision
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