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Scar Revision and Camouflage: An Overview

  • Michael Perry
  • Simon Holmes
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Abstract

Scarring is an inevitable consequence of a normal healing process. Currently there is no such thing as an ‘invisible’ scar, although this may change as a result of promising research. How disfiguring a scar will be depends on a number of factors. These include crushing of the tissues (both at the time of injury and during repair), significant delays in management, contamination/infection, patient biology and surgical technique.

Keywords

Scar management Periorbital scarring Resurfacing Injectable filler Synthetic grafts Botox Laser 

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© Springer-Verlag London Ltd., part of Springer Nature 2020

Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael Perry
    • 1
  • Simon Holmes
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Oral and Maxillofacial SurgeryRegional Unit Northwick Park and St Mary’s HospitalLondonUK
  2. 2.Department of Oral and Maxillofacial SurgeryRoyal London HospitalLondonUK

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