What is scar revision?
A hair transplant scar revision surgery is a surgery that aims to minimize the visibility of a scar that was created by a hair transplantation.
Why would I need a scar revision surgery?
Some FUT transplants that were performed many years ago might have been performed using outdated methods or techniques. These scars might be very big or hard to conceal and therefore require corrective surgery.
Scar revision surgery options
Two main options for scar revision are currently possible:
- Scar removal
- Scar camouflage
How is scar revision performed at Maxwell?
Scar camouflage is a scar revision technique whereby the surgeon implants new grafts onto the existing scar using the FUE method. This effectively hides the scar. The doctor takes great care in strategically selecting the ideal area to harvest the FUE, ensuring the revision looks natural.
Hairs transplanted onto the scar using the FUE scar camouflage technique.