All surgical operations create some degree of scarring. Gynecomastia surgery is no exception. Fortunately, Dr. Thompson uses techniques that result in minimal, easy-to-conceal scarring. Aftercare can also help with scarring. Keeping the incisions out of direct sunlight for six months will help them fade as quickly as possible. Some patients may scar more easily than others. Followup treatments, such as laser resurfacing
, can help treat excessive scarring.