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Jill Waibel, MD, FAAD, a board-certified dermatologist at Miami Dermatology and Laser Institute, offers scar treatments to patients in Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Kendall, and the surrounding Florida communities. If you are unhappy with the appearance of your scar, our team is here to help.

WHAT ARE SCAR TREATMENTS?

When the skin is injured and broken, skin cells beneath the surface regenerate in order to close the wound and allow the body to heal. In many cases, these newly formed cells are different in color than the cells surrounding them, creating a visible scar at the site of injury. Although scars are a natural part of the healing process, many individuals find the sight of their scars unattractive, a tangible and perhaps unsettling memory of the trauma experienced in that area of the body.

Fortunately, scar treatments exist to reduce the appearance of many types of unwanted scars. Our scar treatments include:

BENEFITS OF SCAR TREATMENTS

Scar treatments help to reduce the visibility of scars. Other benefits include:

  • Improved self-confidence
  • Non-invasive, when treated with a laser
  • Convenient, efficient appointment
  • Long-term improvement
  • Little to no downtime

HOW ARE SCAR TREATMENTS PERFORMED?

All of our scar treatments are designed to treat the needs of the individual. We believe that each procedure should be as unique as the patient, and therefore our highly skilled dermatologists or licensed clinicians will use their experienced judgment to determine the best technique to achieve your desired results.

WHAT SHOULD I EXPECT FROM SCAR TREATMENTS?

Given the non-invasive nature of our scar treatments, most of our patients are able to return to their daily routine without any downtime. That said, each body is different, and you may find yourself experiencing some redness, swelling or irritation as your skin heals from the treatment. We will provide thorough post-procedure instructions. However, if you have any concerns, you are always welcome to contact our office.

AM I A GOOD CANDIDATE FOR SCAR TREATMENTS?

With a wide range of scars that can be addressed by scar treatments, if you would like to improve the appearance of a scar on your body, you are likely a good candidate for one of our procedures. Of course, the best way to determine your scar treatment candidacy is to schedule a consultation. Our caring and experienced board-certified dermatologists will help you determine the best course of action, so you can regain confidence in your look.

Miami Dermatology and Laser Institute uses only the most innovative and effective scar treatment methods available. Our service-oriented staff is ready to answer your questions. So if you live in Miami, Ft. Lauderdale, Kendall or the surrounding Florida communities, do not hesitate to contact us for more information.

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