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  • Q&A with Australian Health Practitioners

    What options are there for scar/keloid on face?

    I have a raised scar/keloid type thing on the top of my lip. Is there a way to remove this type of thing with minimal scarring?
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  • Dr Walter Flapper

    Plastic Surgeon (Reconstructive & Cosmetic)

    Dr Flapper is a craniofacial surgeon in Adelaide. Following the completion of his training as a plastic and reconstructive surgeon, Dr Flapper completed a post … View Profile

    Whenever you make a cut in the skin, you will end up with a scar. There are manouvres that will minimise any scarring such as meticulous tissue handling, tension free closure and postoperative scar management. The best first step would be to obtain a referral to see a plastic and reconstructive surgeon who can advise you what the best option would be for your particular case.

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