Scarring is a natural result of healing in damaged skin, but that doesn’t mean you have to live with it. Unfortunately, even laparoscopic surgeries can cause scarring, especially if the surgical wound becomes stretched, infected, or heals improperly.
When treating breast cancer, a simple lumpectomy is often physician’s the go-to treatment. Sometimes, however, a lumpectomy is impossible due to the size, shape, or location of the tumor. When this is the case, your oncologist may recommend a mastectomy.
While some people cherish their scars as a reminder of their past, the majority of us don’t love the look that scar tissue brings to our appearance. Luckily, the appearance of scars naturally diminishes over time一 but there are also ways that you can speed up this process.