Some patients can be hesitant to undergo surgery because of the potential for developing surgical scars. Scars are part of the body’s natural healing process, and form as a result of the biologic wound repair process inherent in skin and tissues. Most trauma to the skin, even minor wounds, can result in scarring. Given that the way scars form has as much to do with a person’s genetic makeup as it does surgical precision, even the most meticulous technique isn’t enough for some patients to form the ideal thin, flat scars like others do.
For these patients, it is usually because the body produces too much collagen, and scars develop that are raised or appear darker in pigment. Raised scars are called keloid scars or hypertrophic scars, and are more common in those with darker skin tones and younger people. Scars can also develop with a pitted or sunken appearance. This kind of scarring occurs when the underlying structures supporting the skin (for example, fat or muscle) are damaged or lost.
Fortunately for his patients, Dr. Reis offers a simple yet highly effective pre- and postoperative skincare scar regimen that optimizes procedure outcomes and can dramatically reduce the visible appearance of surgical scars. Additionally, Dr. Reis offers CO2 Laser Resurfacing treatments for areas with suboptimal scars to significantly improve their overall appearance.
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Reduce The Appearance of Scars With Alastin Skincare®
Dr. Scott Reis is proud to offer a comprehensive collection of innovative Alastin products for pre- and post-operative skin care and daily skincare regimens. These products provide state-of-the-art pharmaceutical science and are designed to be used to optimize surgical procedures and maintain daily skin health for patients. With proprietary formulas that include TriHex Technology®, Alastin skincare enhances the skin’s ability to clear out damaged cells and restore healthy new elastin and collagen.
Diminish The Appearance of Scars With CO2 Laser Resurfacing
CO2 Laser Skin Resurfacing is an effective way to reduce the appearance of suboptimal surgical scars. Laser Skin Resurfacing works by sending out pulses of high-intensity energy that heats and vaporizes thin layers of skin, allowing new, fresh skin to grow over the treated area for a dramatically improved appearance in tone and texture. A dual benefit of Laser Skin Resurfacing is that the heat promotes collagen production, stimulating skin in the treatment area to heal with a more youthful, radiant appearance.
If you’re considering a cosmetic procedure, but are hesitant to pursue your aesthetic goals due to potential scarring, we invite you to speak with Dr. Reis in a personal consultation to develop a customized scar optimization treatment plan for optimal surgical results. Contact us to book your consultation today.
Dr Reis and his team have been great to work with. I had a mastectomy and reconstructive surgery and they were always available to answer any questions and see me when I had any concerns. I highly recommend Dr. Reis and his team.
I am three weeks post-surgery after a tummy tuck. Dr. Reis did brachioplasty and a thigh lift for me earlier in the year, after I had a significant weight loss that left me with a lot of loose skin. Not only is he a great surgeon, but he listens to all of my questions and concerns, and addresses each one. He prescribed pain medication for me before the surgery, but I only took it for two days. I just can't say I had pain with this surgery. SO glad I did this! I have a flat stomach!
With sweet sensitivity and genuine care, Dr. Reis passionately serves his patients and offers expertise. Beyond my restoration experience, he has shown commitment to pain management and advocating for me to maximize quality of care. Continually amazed, I can personally say his work is impressive and is paralleled only by his pursuit of excellence complemented with a heart of compassion. Words cannot express my gratefulness.
My experience has been great! He is a very good surgeon, and very caring. He checked on me all Labor Day weekend after my surgery. That is proof he cares. He also got on my cancer surgeon’s same schedule at short notice which prevented me from having 2 surgeries.
I saw Dr. Reis for a breast augmentation and removal of some past implants. I was worried about it and he immediately put me at ease. I was so impressed by his warmth, friendliness and patience with all of my questions and concerns. He did a fantastic job with the surgery and it became apparent that he is a perfectionist and an artist! He called me personally after the surgery to check on me, even when out of town with his family. I would say he is one of the best doctors I have ever known.
Dr. Reis is the Botox master! I absolutely HATE needles and he takes time to make sure I am ok (and numb with an ice pack) and does not rush me at all, even when I start feeling nauseous! The Botox was placed perfectly and my wrinkles were gone within a few days! His bedside manner along with his knowledge make for a great combination! Exactly what you want in your Dr.
Great visit with Dr. Reis. He and his entire team are very professional & offer expert advice. They made the whole process easy & were extremely knowledgeable. CANNOT RECOMMEND ENOUGH! Explained everything thoroughly & were so friendly!
I have worked in the plastic and reconstructive surgery field for over 18 years. I had the opportunity to work on one of Dr Scott Reis patients, and was blown away with the incredible results he provide for her. She had absolutely the most beautiful belly button I have ever seen. Dr. Reis performed a unilateral mastectomy on this pt and had to do a tummy tuck on her to obtain the skin needed for her reconstruction. I had to take a moment out of my day and say something. Truly Phenomenal results!!! Finding a Dr that will take the time to add all the special little details is such an important process. I can assure you, you have found a Gem of a Dr.
Dr. Reis and his staff are amazing . From my first appointment to the follow up appointments, I always feel well cared for by him. He has made this whole mommy makeover experience so easy. Plus, the results are amazing! So happy we chose Dr. Reis for this procedure.
I highly recommend Dr. Reis for any of your needs! The thing I like most about him is that I feel completely comfortable with him. He also did an amazing job on my tissue expander procedure and I cannot wait for him to do my complete reconstruction process! He is really AWESOME on what he does!
I've never left him feeling unsatisfied. His work is AMAZING & so natural. His ability to connect with me on a personal level since I always feel like an outcast is reassurance in believing Dr. Reis is GODSENT!
Dr. Reis is a fantastic surgeon. I found Dr. Reis at a time when I was looking for an all around refreshed look just ahead of a milestone birthday. He is attentive, kind, patient, and detail-oriented. Dr. Reis was able to visualize and articulate the kind of procedure(s) that would achieve the look I was going for (i.e., neck lift/facelift). It was my first time exploring plastic surgery and he was able to walk me through the process from first consultation to several months post-op. I am 100% confident in my appearance after my procedure and feel that Dr. Reis has given my face a younger, more-toned, natural look. I highly recommend Dr. Reis and his team!
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