• Scar Healing After Surgery

    6 days ago - By Rod J. Rohrich, M.D.

    Question: What are the best treatments to manage and minimize scarring after surgery?
    Dr. Rohrich: 90% of how you heal depends upon your genetic makeup as well as the location of the incision. In general, incision scars in the head and neck area usually heal quite well, especially those in the eyelid and nose areas. It is very rare to have any type of keloid hypertrophic scarring in these areas, even in patients of color.
    There is a higher incidence of keloid and hypertrophic scarring below the clavicle and especially in areas like the presternal , the deltoid , and the back, so one needs...
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