Harvey “Chip” Cole, III, MD, FACS founder and owner of Oculus Plastic Surgery and Specialty Surgery Center reviews the various types of scars and procedures used to diminish their appearance (scar revision and scar removal) whether they are on the face or other body parts.
ATLANTA, GA, April 24, 2019: Founder and Owner of Oculus Plastic Surgery and Specialty Surgery Center, Harvey “Chip” Cole, III, MD, FACS posted a new article on the Oculus website entitled, “Exploring Scar Revision Surgery,” in which Dr. Cole offers an overview of scars and procedures.
Dr. Cole writes, “If you’ve been living with scars on your face or other body parts and are ready to explore how you can reduce their appearance, you’ve come to the right place.” He adds, “I have a long and successful history of performing successful scar revision surgery and procedures. Whether you are living with acne scars or those resulting from a traumatic accident, injury or surgical procedure, I am passionate about helping restore your self-esteem and confidence.”
According to Dr. Cole, “There are a variety of scars and scar tissue that results. You may be able to determine the type of scar you are living with by reading the following descriptions. However, the best course of action is the schedule a consultation.” He continues, “Depending on the kind of scarring you have, the treatments will vary.”
Dr. Cole goes on to describe scars such as Keloid, saying, “Keloid scars are thick as a result of tissue buildup and grow beyond the edges of a wound.” He explains that “hypertrophic scars are thick and raised in appearance but stay within the borders of a wound.”
In terms of treatment, Dr. Cole states, “Sometimes a scar may require more than one procedure.” According to Dr. Cole, “The most important step in exploring any surgical procedure is selecting the surgeon you feel comfortable is going to be able to achieve your goals. Always work with a board-certified surgeon in the specific discipline you are addressing.”
Read the entire article at https://www.drchipcole.com/exploring-scar-revision-surgery/
About Dr. Cole
Harvey “Chip” Cole, III, MD, FACS
Quadruple Board Certified
Harvey “Chip” Cole, III, MD, FACS is not just a surgeon, he is a nationally and internationally recognized, quadruple Board Certified Surgeon, specializing in Oculoplastic and Cosmetic surgery of the eyes and face – both reconstructive and rejuvenative. Dr. Cole’s dedication to standards of excellence in his profession is seen through his vast experiences within the fields of rejuvenation and reconstructive surgery. Known as “The Eye Guy”, Dr. Cole is an instructor on blepharoplasty, facelift and laser resurfacing, sharing his knowledge through national and international teaching lectures. In over 30 years in business, Dr. Cole has performed over 30,000 surgeries for patients ranging from infants to the elderly. Both, his surgical expertise and artistry continue to be nationally recognized.
Our state-of-the-art facilities combine the best medical technologies with unparalleled comfort. Our state-of-the-art Joint Commission accredited surgical suite is home to the majority of surgical procedures. World-class technologies, along with our pristine environment, create the security of a top-notch hospital while offering the comfort of a private office. Within our treatment rooms, advanced techniques and practices are utilized in order to increase the longevity of your results and diminish effects of aging.