Scars Revision

Trauma and surgery may cause unsightly scars. In order to combat this the EA Clinic offer a number of different treatment options that may dramatically improve their appearance.

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Scar Treatment, different scars require different treatments. A few common scars include:

  • Burn scars.
  • Keloid scars
  • Hypertrophic scars, unlike keloids, do not grow out of the boundaries of the scar area, but because of their thick, raised texture, can be unsightly.

Facial scars can be unattractive simply because of where they appear on the face, while others affect facial expressions.

All surgical possibilities will be discussed in the initial consultation along with risks involved for each type of scarring.

The goal of facial scar treatment is to disguise the scar, relocate it, or minimize its prominence.

Important factors to be discussed with your surgeon include:

  • Skin type and color
  • Ethnic background
  • Individual healing rates
  • Age

Different types of scars respond to different surgery techniques. A person considering facial scar revision must understand that there is no way to remove scars completely.

We usually advise against any scar revision in cases where the scar is less than a year old.

Because scars are highly individualistic and the patient’s attitude toward scars is so personal, maximum improvement in facial scars may require more than one procedure. More than one technique may be employed.

Following is a general description of the surgery. Remember, each patient’s individual needs and features are considered before surgery.

Laser resurfacing is method a doctor uses to make “rough or elevated” scars less prominent by removing part of the upper layers of skin with an abrading tool or laser light. Clearly, the scar will remain, but it will be smoother and less visible.

Keloid or hypertrophic scars are often treated first with injections of steroids to reduce size. If this is not satisfactory, the scars can be removed surgically, and the incisions closed with fine stitches, often resulting in less prominent scars.

Scar Revision Treatments

The treatment option will be discussed with your doctor and depend on the scar location, size and characteristics. It will also depend on your reasons for having treatment in the first place, i.e. is your scar causing you distress because of its appearance.

We offer three main treatments:

Steroid treatment: An injectable steroid, Triamcinolone is used. It is a quick treatment usually of a 5-15 minute duration once the diagnosis and treatment options have been discussed.

We use small amounts of steroid injections on repeated occasions to reduce or flatten mature scars (Scars which are older than 12months), usually 6 weeks apart.

It is also used in the treatment of keloid scars and after 4 to 6 sessions, 4 weeks apart, should produce satisfying results. The keloids on the whole flatten and symptoms such as tenderness and itchiness reduce or disappear. The darkness of the keloid may reduce.

Surgical scar revision: This technique is used to reposition or reduce the size of the scar. The techniques we use include excision and direct skin closure is the surgical removal of the scar out and closure of the skin with stitches to create a more cosmetically appealing scar.

Excision and realignment is the surgical removal of the scar and a change of direction in order to make the scar lie in the body’s natural relaxed skin tension line. On occasion those with transverse self harm scars on the arm will opt for a long longitudinal scar which has different social connotations.

Laser skin resurfacing: The Pixel Laser is effective in treating acne scarring and pitted scars. It uses heat to remove the very top layer of your skin, stimulating the growth of healthy new skin.

Downtime

There is minimal downtime with Pixel laser or steroid treatment, however you may need to rest up for a day or two after surgical scar excision.

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Are you considering Cosmetic, Aesthetic, Orthodontic or Dental Implant work, but not sure about the best way to pay for it? If so, you might be interested in the interest free payment plans we offer to fund your treatment.

How much can I borrow?

You can borrow between £350 and £50,000, subject to status. You must be over 21 to apply.

How do I apply?

You will need to complete a simple, online credit application, which one of our staff can help you with in the surgery. Most applications are approved straight away, so that you can go ahead immediately to book an appointment for the treatment you want.

How much will I pay?

With our 0% facility, you pay the costs of your treatment – no more and no less. Interest free means just that! There are no hidden costs and no deposit required!

Examples of the monthly repayments are shown below:

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How do I make the repayments?

Just like everything else nowadays, the monthly payments are collected by Direct Debit, and are subject the usual guarantee from your bank.

Who is the credit provider?

We work with two reputable companies to bring finance to our patients: Chrysalis Finance Ltd is our credit broker and Shawbrook Bank Ltd is the credit provider.

Name: Chrysalis Finance

Address: Chrysalis Finance, PO Box 404, Alderley Edge, SK9 OEA

Telephone Number: 03333232230/ Email:info@crysalisfinance.com

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FAQ

Different scars require different treatments. A few common scars include:

  • Burn scars.
  • Keloid scars
  • Hypertrophic scars, unlike keloids, do not grow out of the boundaries of the scar area, but because of their thick, raised texture, can be unsightly.

Facial scars can be unattractive simply because of where they appear on the face, while others affect facial expressions.

All surgical possibilities will be discussed in the initial consultation along with risks involved for each type of scarring.

The goal of facial scar treatment is to disguise the scar, relocate it, or minimise its prominence.

Important factors to be discussed with your doctor include:

  • Skin type and color
  • Ethnic background
  • Individual healing rates
  • Age

Different types of scars respond to different surgery techniques. A person considering facial scar revision must understand that there is no way to remove scars completely.

We usually advise against any scar revision in cases where the scar is less than a year old.

Because scars are highly individualistic and the patient’s attitude toward scars is so personal, maximum improvement in facial scars may require more than one procedure. More than one technique may be employed.

Following is a general description of the surgery. Remember, each patient’s individual needs and features are considered before surgery.

Laser resurfacing is method a doctor uses to make “rough or elevated” scars less prominent by removing part of the upper layers of skin with an abrading tool or laser light. Clearly, the scar will remain, but it will be smoother and less visible.

Keloid or hypertrophic scars are often treated first with injections of steroids to reduce size. If this is not satisfactory, the scars can be removed surgically, and the incisions closed with fine stitches, often resulting in less prominent scars.

The treatment option will be discussed with your doctor and depend on the scar location, size and characteristics. It will also depend on your reasons for having treatment in the first place, i.e. is your scar causing you distress because of its appearance.

We offer three main treatments:

Steroid treatment: An injectable steroid, Triamcinolone is used. It is a quick treatment usually of a 5-15 minutes duration once the diagnosis and treatment options have been discussed. We use small amounts of steroid injections on repeated occasions to reduce or flatten mature scars (Scars which are older than 12months), usually 4-6 weeks apart.

Surgical scar revision: This technique is used to reposition or reduce the size of the scar. The techniques we use include:

Excision and direct skin closure is the surgical removal of the scar out and closure of the skin with stitches to create a more cosmetically appealing scar. Excision and realignment is the surgical removal of the scar and a change of direction in order to make the scar lie in the body’s natural relaxed skin tension line. On occasion those with transverse self harm scars on the arm will opt for a long longitudinal scar which has different social connotations.

Laser skin resurfacing: The Erbium YAG and CO2 laser are effective in dealing with scars. They use heat to remove the very top layer of your skin and stimulate the growth of healthy new skin. There is some downtime with lasering. With a surgical scar revision you may need to rest for a day or two.

Keloid is an overgrowth of the scar tissue that develops around a wound, mainly after the wound has healed. Often a hypertrophic scar is mistaken for a keloid. However, keloids grow beyond their original borders of the wound in contrast hypertrophic scars stay within the wound.

There is no real gold standard as the results are variable with many of the treatments and the recurrence rates are high. Steroid injections tend to be the first line in most medical practices. At EA Clinic Dr Anthony uses as combination of steroid concentrations during your treatment course.

  1. Topical Steroid
  2. Silicone creams gels/strips
  3. Steroid injections
  4. Laser; Pulsed Dye laser CO2 Laser or ND YAG
  5. Cryotherapy
  6. Injected anti-cancer drugs (ie. 5-FU and Bleomycin)
  7. Surgery: Intralesional & extralesional excision. We prefer the intralesional approach to avoid damage and stimulation of healthy skin.
  8. Radiotherapy

Avoid piercings, tattoos, unnecessary surgery and any injury to the skin.

Please apply high SPF sunblock (a minimum of SPF30 but ideally SPF50) to protect your skin from direct sun exposure over the treatment period and for a minimum of 6 weeks after the last treatment.  Sun beds and sun bathing should be avoided.

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The Signs and Symptoms of Keloid

Another excellent way to be able to differentiate a keloid from a regular scar is with the signs and symptoms. Keloids are often raised, dome-shaped and have a shiny appearance. They range in colors from dark brown, pink, purple and red, and can be large and unsightly. You may also experience itchiness, tenderness or even pain.

There are also some common areas of the body that keloids are more likely to appear on, such as:

  • Chest
  • Back
  • Earlobes
  • Shoulders
  • Face

The best way to prevent keloids is always prevention. If you have a family history of keloids it is always better to avoid any trauma to the skin no matter how minor, or even body piercings and tattoos as these can encourage keloid growth. When the skin has been injured the use of gentle emollient creams and silicon gels have been documented to help.

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No downtime needed

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  • EA Clinic is first class! Dr Anthony and Sister Gillian are great! They listen to your needs and provide an excellent tailor made service to suit you. I won’t hesistate to come back and work with EA clinic. In addition to brilliant services, great results and top notch medical expertise and execution, EA clinic also care. They check in on you regularly. After care is hands on, great service. So happy with all procedures and treatments done here.

     Liya2017

    Published 16 February 2017

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    Amazing EA Clinic.Brilliant, dedicated professionals. Excellent customer service.
  • I just want to say thank you so much for the amazing care I received from you. I removed my moles in your clinic from my face just a few weeks ago. They are still in healing process.

    I look forward to be see you again.

     I.H

    Published 07 March 2017

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    Dr Edwin Anthony & Sister Gillian Hallett, RGN Clinic Nurse Manager
  • Quite simply the best clinic l have been to on Harley Street. I would strongly recommend EA Clinic to anyone. World class results.

     Paul

    Published 19 June 2017

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    The best clinic on Harley Street
  • Excellent work great listening skills great attention to detail very informative and helpful very considerate extremely professional can’t say a bad would recommend any who wants professional great surgery here. Very happy now after my operation which was breast reduction.

     C.M

    Published 19 June 2017

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    Excellent work great listening skills…
  • I would like to say big thank you for sister Gillian And for Dr Anthony and for Dr Shaban they all together done amazing job And gave me excellent results,I am really happy

     D.M

    Published 10 November 2017

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    Number 1-EA Clinic!
  • He’s an excellent doctor, he gave me the best results on my treatment

     W.D

    Published 10 November 2017

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    He’s an excellent doctor
  • I just had a consultation with Dr Edwin Anthony and Gill. They were both very welcoming and professional. I was made to feel at ease and very comfortable. They explained everything I wanted to know very clearly so I had a great understanding of the various procedures I had enquired about. Lovely place, lovely staff I couldn’t recommend them more highly 👍👍😀

     G.S

    Published 10 November 2017

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    I just had a consultation with Dr Edwin …
  • Dr Edwin Anthony and Sister Gill were amazing from start to finish. They both made me feel comfortable and thoroughly explained the vaser Lipo procedure. I took my time to think about what they had advised and the expected results I would see and I wasn’t disappointed when I decided to have the treatment. Results were fantastic and the after care was great – I’m currently into my 4th week after the operation and still feel great. I feel more confident in myself and have maintained the MLD sessions to help with the drainage and bruising. Would highly recommend EA clinic to anyone wanting a procedure.

     K.S

    Published 11 November 2017

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    Vaser Lipo / Contouring – Amazing Results!
  • I saw Gill at the end of October and she suggested I tried the VI derm range, which I was reluctant at first because nothing has worked on the sun damage and discolouration on my face. Within two weeks I had noticed an improvement, then at my review Gill suggested a VI peel, which I did not want as I have had a TCA peel before and the pain was awful with no improvement to my skin. Today I have just had my VI peel and I must say there was no pain at all. Gill was amazing and I cannot wait to see the results

     Clive

    Published 14 November 2017

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    Sister Gill and the Viderm Precision Plus peel are brilliant
  • Extremely friendly team which make you at ease the moment you walk into the clinic. I felt I trusted the team from the moment I met them. The environment is very clean and professional. Dr Anthony went through my treatment thoroughly and has managed my expectations very well. I will be a patient for life.

     Mark

    Published 14 November 2017

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    Extremely friendly team.

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