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Scar Revision

What Are the Benefits of Laser Skin Resurfacing?

Designed to rejuvenate the surface of the skin, laser skin resurfacing treatments use a distinctly different tactic than facelift procedures. While a facelift is best used to minimize the appearance of deep facial creases and folds, laser skin resurfacing can better address fine facial wrinkles. Since laser skin resurfacing is a non-surgical procedure, the recovery from these treatments can be both faster and easier. At our practice, Dr. John Hilinski uses the Lumenis® UltraPulse® Encore™... Continue Reading
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Facial Scar Revision in San Diego, CA

Over this past week, I have witnessed several traumatic injuries to the face while watching a number of competitive water polo games in Orange County. Many of these injuries occurred around the eyes and forehead region and involved lacerations (cuts). Unfortunately, I was not equipped to offer my services on the pool deck! Most of these injuries were subsequently seen and treated in the local emergency rooms. Although there is great care provided in a... Continue Reading
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Scar Revision Wound Healing

I hear it all the time from scar revision patients - "But it looked so good when the emergency doctor finished sewing it up." Unfortunately, as I tell all my facial scar revision patients, the wound should not look very good if the surgical closure is done properly. If you suffer a laceration, for instance, to the forehead or cheek, you will likely need sutures to repair the injury. In my opinion, any laceration that... Continue Reading

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