Scars can be caused by surgery trauma or infection. Devastating physical and psychological. Unfortunately, scars are permanent in humans i.e. once we have a scar, we have it for life. The role of scar management is to make that scar as least visible as possible.
Our team of dedicated and highly qualified plastic surgeons, anaesthetists, skin care specialists and experienced nurses are here to provide safe treatments to try to help you achieve health, happiness and the results you’ve always dreamed of. We do not compromise on quality and will only use top quality implants, properly equipped and accredited surgical facilities and fully qualified consultant surgeons who are on the GMC specialist register.
ASET Hospital provides you with the most advanced technology and most experienced plastic surgeons in UK. The Laser Team, led by Miss C Defty and Mr H Shaaban, would advise you on all non-surgical and laser treatment while our team of plastic surgeons can advise you on surgical scar revision. Also, our Prosthetic Team, led by Ms Jane McPhail, Consultant Prosthetist, can advise you on the camouflage, medical tattooing or prosthetics options.
Massage, silicone cream/tape, steroid injection
Lasers: advanced laser technology provides a wide range of different types of lasers to target different components of the scar. Vascular lasers (PDL or Nd-YAG) target the colour of scars while fractional CO2 laser manipulates the tissue component of the scar. The
Surgery: revision of scars is useful in certain cases to trade an old noticeable scar to a fresh less visible scar. However, an expert plastic surgeon would advise on such procedure
Camouflage treatment: this treatment is useful with certain scars. The aim is to conceal the scar with professional long-lasting water-proof coloured-matched make-up or medical tattoo. A custom-made colour-matching prosthesis can also be designed to conceal deep-indented scars or replace a missing part e.g, finger or a toe.
At ASET Hospital, you would find all most advanced options for scar treatment under same roof.
This information sheet is designed to offer impartial advice and provide you with information to help you make an informed decision. It does not replace the need for a thorough consultation and all prospective patients should seek the advice of a suitably qualified medical practitioner.