I thought no stitches were needed for a microphebectomy. Were stitches necessary?

I am upset that I now have 1 to 2 cm big X mark scars on my leg because of the stitches done by my doctor (I noticed when she took the tape off after 2 weeks). Is there any way I can get rid of these scars? She said the wounds are still healing. It was a cosmetic operation. I will not be able to show legs anymore. What should I do about this? Any advice, please.

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Vanish Vein and Laser Center

Published on Dec 03, 2019

Sometimes microphlebectomies do require sutures, and incisions tend to look worse before they look better. Things to try to reduce scar formation would be Mederma, scar away and Dermaka.

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Answered by Vanish Vein and Laser Center

Sometimes microphlebectomies do require sutures, and incisions tend to look worse before they look better. Things to try to reduce scar formation would be Mederma, scar away and Dermaka.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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