A scar evolves over the course of a year, providing a window of time in which to minimize its appearance, says Dr. Jason Toranto, a CHOC Children’s plastic surgeon and craniofacial specialist.
In this CHOC Radio segment, Dr. Toranto provides helpful tips, from massaging scars to applying ointments, for reducing the “footprint” of a child’s surgery.
Listen to the podcast to hear the advice he offers the parents of his patients.
To learn more about the plastic surgery program at CHOC, visit choc.org/plasticsurgery.
Find the direct link to the audio file here.