My scar revision surgery is not healing well, and it seems worse than last week. Please see the attached picture. Involuntary frowning causes lines to run through the scar, can this be causing problems? Is it worth taping my forehead, so I cannot make frown lines? Is it worth getting a botox to stop frowning till I am healed? I am using a vitamin C and silicone scar cream to attempt better removal of hyperpigmentation. Is this a problem? I cannot tell if it is this or the creasing making it worse. I am starting to get very depressed about this scar revision. It was bad enough getting mugged and getting this wound. Now it is not healing even after a scar revision surgery. Thanks.
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Thank you doctor,
The images I uploaded show it getting worse due to the creasing. I have uploaded three new pictures, showing the post revision separation problem. So, you can see what I am trying to tell you. I am worried this creasing is impeding and making the repair get worse. And I will be stuck with a bad scar and weird 45 % crease line running through it for the rest of my life. The revision that I had done four months back went well surgically, but poor aftercare at the hospital caused it to separate slightly. I have the vitamin C and silicone cream, and I will massage it morning and afternoon. I have Scaraway silicone strips, which I will put on at night. Should I take some measures to stop the crease from running through the scar? I believe this is the most problematic part of my recovery. Currently, I am using a surgical tape to pull my forehead apart, so I cannot frown. Any final advice is welcome. Thank you.
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