When a caesarean delivery is needed or preferred for child birth, there will always be a scar from the incision. For some women, this scar is located higher and is more visible than they would prefer. If your c-section scar is above the bikini line or larger than you desire, there are options to hide this incision. At Be That Beautiful™ Plastic Surgery, we offer c-section scar removal at our Beverly Hills facility.
After a c-section is performed, the incision has a chance to heal. In some cases, the incision heals perfectly and the scarring is minimal and discreet. For others, the scar can be more noticeable. If the OB/GYN made the incision higher on the abdomen, it may be visible when wearing a bikini or certain clothing. The scar may be indented, changing the abdomen appearance. In some circumstances, c-section scars can be hypertrophic, raised and uncomfortable. If you have a c-section scar that is uncomfortable or unattractive, revision surgery or scar treatment may be the best solution.
Hiding Your C-Section Scar
While it is impossible to completely remove a scar, there are options to hide your c-section incision. Laser treatments can be useful to minimize the appearance of a c-section scar if it is darker in color. If the scar is raised or too high on the abdomen, the best option may be scar revision surgery to move the scar or remove the excess scar tissue.
One of the options for c-section scar removal is a tummy tuck. If you have a c-section scar you want gone and loose skin from pregnancy, a tummy tuck can help improve both issues. Dr. Chaudhry can use a tummy tuck, or abdominoplasty, to remove excess skin and fatty tissue, while tightening the stomach and moving your c-section scar below the bikini line. This is often an ideal solution to restore a flatter, tighter abdomen while hiding your c-section scar.
To learn more about c-section scar removal options, contact our team at Be That Beautiful™ Plastic Surgery in Los Angeles, CA, to schedule a consultation with Dr. OC.