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Minimizing Scarring After Surgery

I am going to be undergoing a hystorectomy. The procedure is going to be preformed abdominally and I am concerned about scarring. I do not have the resources for laser scar removal. I would like to a purchase a product that has been successful in minimzing a large scar after surgery. Although cost is a concern, it is not my priority. I want to the appearance and size of the scar reduced as much as possible. What would be my best option?
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There is some evidence that the use of silicone gel sheeting may help.  However post-op scarring is often related to proper wound closure, lack of wound tension, excellent wound healing without infection or bleeding, and individual genetics.
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