"Information about Surgical Scars"

By Stephanie Williamson posted 02-13-2017 09:11 AM

  

16406931_1401969433180672_6552150337165653043_n.jpgCheck out our newly-revised fact sheet "Information about Surgical Scars". Download, print, and share! http://bit.ly/2kk5JCA

This and other informational booklets and factsheets are available for free download here on our website: http://bit.ly/2jvYSlB

Special thanks to the individuals and families from our #cleftcommunity who provided feedback during this revision process. If you or someone in your family is affected by a cleft or craniofacial condition and you'd like to volunteer as a reviewer for future publications, please email us at info@cleftline.org.

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02-14-2017 01:20 PM

Perhaps hypertrophic scars and their difference from keloids should have been included. In short, a hypertrophic scar remains red, raised and thickened, so may be mistaken for a keloid, but it will eventually (over a year or more) soften, flatten and lose the redness. Keloids remain keloids. The distinction is important in ddiscussing treatment.