Your Breast Surgery 

Scar Calculation

Type of Scar

Estimated Likelihood*


discolored, moderately raised and thick scars 

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discolored, very raised and thick scars that can extend far wider than the wound itself; often itchy and painful

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flat, pale, significantly stretched scars; can appear depressed and glossy

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desirable, flat and thin scars; the least conspicuous type of scars

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*estimates average expected outcomes for individuals with your risk factors and protective factors