February 2018 - Weinstein Plastic Surgery Center

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How to Prevent Scary Scars

Scar Revision Morristown NJWhether you were in a car accident, cut yourself with a knife while cooking, or got injured while playing some intramural sports, having a scar can be one of two things: either really cool to look at and brag about or something that’s beyond embarrassing. If you feel like your scar is the ladder, consider getting scar revision done by Dr. Larry Weinstein.

Because Dr. Weinstein has conducted years of research on hypertrophic and keloid scars, he knows that one of the biggest reasons that they form is due to contamination, traumatized edges, and even genetics. Luckily, through his research, he has found a few tried and true ways to prevent these types of deep scars. Let’s take a closer look.

Clean the Wound Well

Cleaning a wound may sound super simple, but it can be quite painful. If you come into our office, Dr. Weinstein usually recommends some anesthesia before he cleans your wound. By properly cleaning the wound, removing any debris and bacterial contaminants, Dr. Weinstein’s belief is that the world has a better chance to heal without visual scarring.


The second step that Dr. Weinstein swears by is to remove any damaged tissues or edges of the wound to help create smoother, non-traumatized edges. By using an atraumatic technique and small sutures, the goal is to close the wound and protect it from any outside contaminants. In some instances, an antibiotic will be given to help reduce bacterial proliferation.

Don’t Scratch, Rub, or Gnaw

One of the most annoying parts of having a scar that is healing is that it is so itchy. However, one of the worst things you can do when a wound is healing is to scratch, rub, or gnaw at it because it will lead to scarring. Try using either Benadryl or calamine lotion around the wound to help with itching and then on the wound after two weeks.

Tissue Expanders

In some instances, Dr. Weinstein may recommend placing a tissue expander underneath the wound which can help flatten a wound and reduce scar visibility in the process.

Because Dr. Weinstein has spent so much time researching hypertrophic and keloid scars, we offer patients a variety of different treatment methods. Ready to learn more about how we can help your wound heal? Schedule a consultation at our Chester office today 908-879-2222.

Is It Possible to Look Sexier After Having a Baby

Mommy Makeover Chester,NJYou may think that your glory days were when you were in high school or college— you know before you had babies. And although having a baby can wreak some serious damage on your physical and emotional state, there is no reason why you can’t feel like your sexy self ever again. With a mommy makeover from Dr. Larry Weinstein, you can get back — or get an even better— body than you had before.

What’s a Mommy Makeover?

Mommy Makeovers was designed to help patients as you feel like their pre-pregnancy self once again. With a combination of procedures like a tummy tuck, liposuction, breast lift, facial rejuvenation, breast augmentation, and breast reduction, we hope to give you back your confidence and self-esteem once again.

How Long Does It Take?

Because each mommy makeover is customized to you and the type of procedures you want, the time of each procedure varies from about two to six hours on average. Depending on the types of procedures you are getting will help Dr. Larry Weinstein determine if it needs to be done in either one or two sessions.

What Are the Results Like?

As with any cosmetic surgical procedure, results from a mommy makeover vary from patient to patient, but our patients are happy with their results every time. During your initial consultation, we will go over what kinds of results you can expect from surgery.

A mommy makeover is a great way to get you looking and feeling like yourself once again. If you want to learn more about this procedure or if you are ready to schedule your consultation, call our Chester office at 908-879-2222.

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