I have had noticed that at the edge of my blepharoplasty scars that there is a hardened area – what is this?

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I have had noticed that at the edge of my blepharoplasty scars that there is a hardened area – what is this?

At the end of the scars on the outer side excess skin often accumulates. In order to reduce the length of the scar the excess skin is brought together at this point. It is called a dog ear and it can feel irregular and can lead to a feeling of an irregularity. Massage of these scars will help these settle. It can take a number of months for them to reduce and it is rare to have to consider surgery. The only way to improve these is to remove a little more skin and thus make the scar longer. This is not preferable and it is worth waiting for 6-12 months before considering this.