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open heart surgery scar
I had open heart surgery in 1979 when I was 7 years old. I am now 36 years old and am increasingly thinking about options for scar removal. Is it possible to remove/reduce a significant scar such as from open heart surgery which is almost 30 yrs old?
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242582 tn?1193616720
The age of the scar is irrelevant.  The scar's location and your genetics and healing capacity play more of a role in the success for scar revision.  The scar cannot be erased, but improvement in its appearance may be possible.  You need an examination by a plastic surgeon to determine the potential for success.
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A related discussion, Plastic Surgery for Open Heart Surgery Scar was started.
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A related discussion, The young Age was started.
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