Scar revision

Scar revision

Scar revision

Scar Revision

Whenever skin is broken by accident, scar tissue will form as the skin heals.  The size, dept and location of the wound, a person’s age, and heredity and skin characteristics, including color or pigmentation may all contribute to the amount of scarring.  Modern surgical techniques have reduced the incidence of unsightly surgical scars and have increased the possibility of treatment.

Scars may have symptoms such as itching and tenderness that can be treated successfully by applying a cream or steroids.  A scar that initially is large and unsightly may with time become less noticeable.  For these reasons, surgery to treat a scar usually should not be undertaken until several months, or even a year or longer, after a wound has healed.

Best Candidates for Scar Revision

- Good health condition

- Aesthetic surgery can improve your appearance.

- Emotion stability is one of the most important factors.

 

The package inclusive for scar revision, if under Local Anesthesia:

- Medical Equipments and Medical Supplies

- Local Anesthesia

- Medical Treatments

- Doctor fees

- Anesthesia fees

- Nursing services

- Take home medication

- Post op cares

- Transportation pick up (optional)

 

Service Accommodation

- Transportation pick up from airport –hotel-clinic-airport  as well as follow up period (optional)

- Mobile service during recovery with local number.  People can get in touch with you.

- Hotel reservation at least 1 km from Preecha Aesthetic Institute

- Touring services

- Interpreter services  with any language

 

Type of Anesthesia: Local Anesthesia or General Anesthesia

 

Preparation for scar revision surgery

- Inform us about any allergies, any serious medical condition(s), and all medications you are taking (both prescription and non-prescription).

- No Aspirin 2 days before surgery.

- Stop vitamin E Oil 1 day before surgery.

- Stop smoking 2 days and a month after surgery.

- Tell doctor if you have any serious medical condition(s).

- Plan to be in Thailand at least 5-7 days after surgery.

On the day before your scar revision surgery, make sure that you have the following items stocked at home:  ice cubes or ice pack

Make sure to shower and shampoo before the procedure.  Cosmetics should not be worn.  Also, be sure that you have arranged for someone to take you to and from the clinic where your scar revision will be performed.

 

The surgical Procedure

The procedure usually takes about 30 – 50 minutes and performed at the clinic by using local anesthesia.

 

Postoperative Recovery

The recovery process after a scar revision may take up to a few weeks.  Patients will receive instruction for during the home care.

Patients may go to work in two days or a week after the operation.

Although improvement can be expected after scar revision Thailand, the patient must be aware of what plastic surgery can or cannot achieve and that no scar can be removed completely.  The degree of improvement will depend on variables such as the size and direction of the scar, hereditary factors that may precondition the extent of the healing process, age of the patient and skin type and color.

 

Treatment after surgery during the first 5 days of Scar Revision:

- Removing Incisions within 5 days after surgery.

- No heavy exercise 2 weeks after surgery

- Apply scar creams to help scar softer and dimmed down

- Swelling and bruising can be minimized by keeping the head elevated as much as possible during the first few days of recovery

 

Surgery

Time required: 50 minutes

Anesthesia

Local Anesthesia

 

Scar Revision Recovery

Back to work: 3-5 days

More strenuous activity: after 4 weeks

Surgery Schedule (require 5 days after surgery in Thailand)

Day 1 – Consultation and/or surgery at the same time

Day 2 – Surgery (if require for the next appointment)

Day 3 –Days5 = Stitches will be removed

Day 6 – Removing stitches

 

Set up your appointment or having question with Preecha Aesthetic Institute.

1. Write your question, interest at consult us in program form

2. Via email Consult@pai.co.th

2.1   list your expectations or procedure that you are interest and give us your detail as possible

2.2   email to us

2.3   We will get back to you shortly after receive your question with recommendation from specialize surgeon

Once you know your planning date for surgery.  Here is the next step.

3.1   Consultation with us via email for details and procedure

3.2   Plan your available date to be surgery and departure from Bangkok

3.3    We will confirm you for surgery date

3.4    You may start to book your airline ticket

3.5    We will confirm you all detail and hotel booking, if require

3.6    For transportation to be pick up from the airport, we can do for you as optional

 

Address:

PAI (Preecha Aesthetic Institute)

898/1 Sukumvit 55

Wattana, Bangkok 10110 Thailand

Tel: (662) 715-0111

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Meeting Point (Airport)

The driver will stand by for you at the door number 4 (Meeting point) after exit from customs.  The driver will stand by with your name and PAI’s logo.

 

Hotel

Hotel partner are special offer for PAI.

 

Language

- Thai and English

- Other Language upon request

 

Payment

1. The payment can be prepared in Cash by US dollars, Euro Dollar, Japanese Yen, HKD, SGD, AUD or pay by Traveler‘s Cheques.

2. Bank’s Transfer.

3. If using credit cards, the hospital will charged 3% for international transaction fee.  This is only for surgery fees.  Hotels are not charged for international transaction fee.

An extra charged for HIV is 30% from total cost.

 

Cost of meal

Cost of living meal per day is 15-20 USD.

Passport and VISA

Preecha Aesthetic Institute can issue the letter to clarify with your local Embassy or Passport.

Tourist Visa Exemption (30 days without VISA)

Australia, Austria, Belgium ,Brazil ,Bahrain , Brunei Darussalam   ,Canada, Denmark ,Finland ,France, Germany  ,Greece ,Hong Kong ,Iceland  ,Indonesia  ,Ireland  ,Israel  ,Italy  ,Japan  ,South Korea ,Kuwait ,Luxembourg , Malaysia  ,Monaco  ,Netherlands  ,New Zealand  ,Norway  ,Oman ,Peru  ,Philippines  ,Portugal , Qatar , Singapore  ,Spain  ,South Africa  ,Sweden  ,Switzerland  ,Turkey  ,United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom  ,United States of America ,Vietnam.

Airport Immigration and Customs

Please present the supporting documents confirming the scheduled operation upon request. Please do not carry any unnecessary drugs or dangerous objects in your luggage.

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FAQs for Scar Revision

 

What are the benefits of Scar Revision surgery?

Although improvement can be expected after scar revision, the patient must be aware of what plastic surgery can or cannot achieve and that no scar can be removed completely.

 

 

Risk

All surgery carries risks – But can minimize by closely following your surgeon’s advice on follow up care during the healing process.

 

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