Releasing Tethered Scar or Folds
Subcision is a procedure which uses a blunt or sharp instrument to undermine and release adherent tissue to allow an open space to open up. Subsequently, a filler may be used to restore the volume in the undermined area to prolong and enhance the results.
2. Healing required
2. Nasolabial folds
3. Glabellar folds
4. Skin tethering
2. Patients in good healthy conditions
Generally, multiple sessions are required.
The treatment takes about one hour in an outpatient clinic setting.
Local anesthesia is used.
2. Smoother nasolabial folds
3. Smoother glabellar folds
4. Reduced skin tethering
Healthy eating and exercise are helpful to enhance results.
Further treatment may be recommended to further results.
Temporary swelling, soreness, and mild bruising are expected. Gravity dependent areas may have more temporary swelling.
Prescription pain medications may be needed.