Learn about Scar Revision

Scars

What is a scar? A scar is the body's natural way of healing and replacing lost or damaged skin. A scar is usually composed of fibrous tissue. Scars may be formed for many different reasons, including ...

Scar Revision

What is a scar? A scar is the body's natural way of healing and replacing lost or damaged skin. A scar is usually composed of fibrous tissue. Scars may be formed for many different reasons, including ...

Acne Scar Removal

Treatment for acne scars Specific dermatological procedures to minimize acne scars will be determined by your health care provider based on: Your age, overall health, and medical history Severity of t...

Learn about Plastic Surgery

Plastic Surgery - Topic Index

Plastic Surgery Home Preparing for Surgery Overview of Plastic Surgery Statistics Plastic Surgery Techniques Laser Surgery Overview Types of Skin Conditions Reconstructive Plastic Surgery Reconstructi...

Reconstructive Plastic Surgery Overview

What is reconstructive plastic surgery? Reconstructive plastic surgery is performed to correct facial and body abnormalities caused by birth defects, trauma, disease, or aging. Usually, the goal of re...

Plastic Surgery Techniques

There are many different techniques used to perform cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery procedures, including the following: Endoscopic surgery. Endoscopic surgery is performed with an endosco...

Overview of Plastic Surgery

What is plastic surgery? It is a popular misconception that the word plastic in plastic surgery means artificial . Rather, the word is derived from the ancient Greek word plastikos , which means to mo...