Scar Revision

Scars often form when a serious injury has occurred and the skin does not heal back to its normal state. Scars are quite normal and they can occur when any injury heals and they can appear anywhere on the body from the face to the arms, legs, abdomen, and more. Many scars will become invisible or near invisible as they get older, but sometimes, scars may become thick, large, raised, or indented. Scar revision in Brooklyn is used to reduce the appearance of scars on the body. The treatment is offered through laser removal and is a wonderful option for those patients who want to minimize the appearance of unsightly scars on their body.


If you would like to discuss your options for scar revision in Brooklyn, call Kleydman Dermatology today to get the care you need.

How Are Scars Formed?

Scarring can occur from any type of damage that happens to the skin. In fact, a simple cut may scar your skin or acne from when you were a teenager can scar the skin as well. Typically, when the skin is severely damaged, you will receive a scar, especially if it takes a long time for the area to heal. When you do injure yourself, you never know when a scar may form and it may not become evident until you start to notice that the injury heals in a different color or tone than your surrounding skin.

Fortunately for patients, scars CAN be treated and the success rate is high. The type of scar that you have will depend on the type of treatment offered to you and Dr. Kleydman can refer the best treatment to you.

Removal of Scars

Scar removal treatment may be right for you if you are unhappy with the way your skin looks because of the scar or if you have a scar that significantly changes the appearance of your skin. For example, a mother way want to have scar revision in Brooklyn performed on a cesarean section scar she has.

There are several different scar revision treatments available and the most common include surgical or laser treatments. Surgical treatment is not always necessary and not as common as the laser option, but it can be used. Laser resurfacing is one of the best options to help improve the look of a scar. The scar responds well to laser therapy, especially when it is raised from the skin or has a keloid formation. Microneedling is also used to help treat and diminish the appearance of scars. During Microneedling, the scar is flattened and the pigment around it can be evened out.

Both treatment options work well for patients and the one that will work best for you will depend on the type of scar you have and its appearance.

Call Today for an Appointment

If you would like to schedule an appointment to discuss scar revision in Brooklyn, call Kleydman Dermatology today. We are here to help you improve the look of your skin and we never want you to hate the scars that are present on you. Call us now to schedule a consultation.


Scar revision can be performed either surgically or utilizing laser treatments. Depending on the type of scarring, surgical intervention is not always the best option. Microneedling and Laser resurfacing treatments are often the best options to improve the scar. By using Micro needling therapy, the scar can be flattened and the pigment evened minimizing and improving the appearance of scars from injury, surgery and burns. Keloids and thick, raised scars can also be improved by using laser resurfacing a treatment used to reduce facial wrinkles and skin irregularities, such as blemishes or acne scars. The technique directs short, concentrated pulsating beams of light at irregular skin, precisely removing skin layer by layer.