Eyelid Scar Revision Surgery in Northbrook, IL
Eyelid Scar revision is performed to reduce the appearance of scars caused by injury or previous surgery. Scars are typically permanent, but surgery can narrow, fade and otherwise reduce the appearance of severe or unattractive scarring. Scar revision is especially helpful in areas of cosmetic importance especially when the scar appears on a person’s eye. There are many surgical methods of scar revision, only some of which may be appropriate for a particular type of scar.
Some of the methods include:
- surgical excision
- skin grafts
- flap surgery
A successful outcome of scar revision depends on a number of factors, including the initial injury caused to the eye, of the injury, how quickly your body heals, the size and depth of the eye wound, how much blood supplies the area and the actual color of your skin. These factors all play a vital role in the effectiveness of an eyelid scar revision.