Mr Neil Toft
Consultant Plastic Surgeon
BSc MBChB MD FRCS (Plast)
0845 094 5657
have unwanted scars on their bodies through trauma, burns, or as a result
of surgery. Such scarring can cause both and psychological distress and
functional problems related to tightness. Formation of an unsightly scar
may be related to poor previous stitching, or a wound infection, or the
individual's propensity to develop stretched or thick scars. Whilst it
is impossible to completely remove a scar from the skin, many techniques
are available to improve their appearance making them much less noticeable.
Mr Toft regularly revises scars using plastic surgery techniques and also
by using special sutures (stitches). Furthermore, he uses advanced post-operative
scar reduction techniques with silicone, pressure dressings, and tape
to maximise the result of the scar revision operation. Mr Toft is able
to advise whether your scar can be improved and which method is most appropriate.