Scar Correction in Hannover

Narbenbehandlung in HannoverScars develop during life through different ways such as an incident, burning or other violations. They can also be the result of a disease or surgery. A scar itself is nothing to be ashamed of, but it is a blemish and disturbs many people affected, especially if they are on an area everyone can see, such as the face, arms, legs or belly. They influence one’s choice of clothes and lead to a feeling of unattractiveness and discomfort. In the worst case, they can even lead to a mental burden. Despite these facts, a scar can also restrict a person by running across the tension line. In this way, the closure of the mouth of opening of eyes is complicated. A surgical scar correction can help in either case.


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There is no common solution for the treatment of scars. It depends on the scar itself. The most important thing is that the scar is not new anymore. In fact, the scar cannot be removed completely- -it will only appear smaller and paler.

Colloids appearing at the shoulders, breast region or ears can provide problems. They cause itching, pains and redness and always develop further. The tissue leads to unpleasant results. A surgery can cut out the scar tissue by connecting it with cortisone injections and ice it locally. Moreover, small doses of X-rays are helpful, as well as silicon therapy and pressure treatment.

A less difficult treatment for men can be expected in terms of hypertrophic scars because they are unproblematic even though they proliferate. The removal starts with the abrasion of the skin in order to make the scar more flat and paler. If the scar is stamped even stronger, it will be cut out and replaced by another less noticeable scar.

Moreover, the Z-plastic and W-plastic are quite common nowadays. These methods relocate the scar in a zigzag form. The advantage is that mimic and mobility are not restricted anymore.

Extensive scars need special treatment namely skin flap technique as well as skin transplantation. This implies the replacement of not correctly healed skin by healthy skin which is removed from another part of the body. The transplantation leads to an even skin appearance, even though new scars occurs. The new scars are located less visible.

Possible Complications and Aftercare

Only the transplantation will be carried out under general anaesthesia and stationary and implies a residence of one week and a longer downtime. All other forms of Scar Correction just need local anaesthesia or twilight sleep und are carried out ambulatory. This plastic surgery for the man lasts one hour, bandages are needed afterwards and little swellings and pain can occur. Some cases require an additional treatment.

Short Summary:

Minimum age18 years
AnaesthesiaLocal or general anaesthesia
Duration of surgery1 hour
StayOutpatient stay
Special post-treatmentPressure bandage for 4 to 6 weeks is possible
Unable to work4 to 7 days
Able to do sportsAfter approx. 8 weeks
Remove of stitchesAfter 10 to 14 days

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