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.
Almost everyone has at least one scar, whether it’s from a cooking accident, surgical wound, traumatic injury, or another abrasion. For individuals who wish to reduce the appearance of these scars, scar revision surgery might be a good option.