Skin is sensitive and easily damaged, and with the bumps and scrapes of life, scars are inevitable. They can be caused by a variety of things: acne, injury, surgery, or illness (such as chicken pox). Whatever the cause, there are a variety of treatments that can help achieve improvement, including laser scar removal (revision). In Los Angeles, I craft unique solutions for each patient’s needs.
This 55-year-old patient of Dr. Stoker underwent upper and lower eyelid surgery and fractional carbon dioxide laser resurfacing of her eyelids and face. She is shown before and six weeks after her surgery.
This 51-year-old man was bothered by premature aging on his face. He felt that he appeared angry or grumpy even when he was happy inside. Dr. Stoker performed a facelift, upper eyelid lift and carbon dioxide laser resurfacing of his lower eyelids. He is shown before and three months following his surgery. He now feels it is easier for him to smile... Read More
This 52-year-old woman desired facial rejuvenation. Dr. Stoker performed a facelift using his short scar technique. He also performed liposuction of the neck and chin augmentation. She is shown before and one month following her surgery.
This 61-year-old woman was bothered by the laxity in her neck and jowls that was becoming more noticeable in recent years. Dr. Stoker performed a lower facelift and necklift, along with laser resurfacing of her eyelids, to achieve a more youthful appearance. She is shown before and eight weeks following her surgery. Read More
This 66-year-old woman came to Dr. Stoker's Practice to reduce the amount of age-related wrinkles and sagging in her skin. She specifically wanted fewer lines around her eyes and mouth and tighter skin around her jaw line, but she wasn't sure which procedure was right for her. So, she called to request an initial consultation.During... Read More
This 47-year-old woman was interested in total facial rejuvenation. Concerned about the look of her brow, eyes, lower face, lips and skin tone, she decided to look for a Los Angeles plastic surgerycenter which staffed skilled surgeons experienced at performing multiple facial surgeries. After some research, she decided to schedule a consultation... Read More
During your consultation, we’ll discuss your options. These include:
Laser treatments use light energy to stimulate collagen production. Discomfort is minimal, usually described as a slight pinching sensation. Patients can return to their usual activities immediately. Several treatments may be required for optimal improvement.
Educated at some of the most elite institutions in the country, Dr. David Stoker uses his highly advanced knowledge to ensure that each patient achieves beautiful, harmonious results — whether it's through a simple non-surgical procedure or a more advanced surgical transformation. Learn more about his unique credentials and his approach to plastic surgery.
One of the simplest and most popular scar treatment options is the use of silicone sheeting. The silicone sheet is a soft, flexible material applied directly to the scar, underneath clothing. It is painless and will gradually reduce the appearance of hardened, raised scars. Results are not as dramatic as some other procedures, but there is no discomfort or downtime involved.
Certain types of scars may respond to steroid injections. For instance, steroids can be helpful in reducing the itching or discomfort associated with some scars. I’ll carefully assess whether or not steroid injections are a good option for you.
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Of course, for more dramatic scars or for scars that do not respond to non-invasive treatment, surgery is still an option. Particularly for surgical scar revision, choosing a board-certified plastic surgeon is of the utmost importance. I have the education and experience to improve old scars, without creating equally problematic new scars.
Our expertise extends beyond plastic surgery. We offer an extensive range of non-surgical treatments administered by our talented, experienced team of aesthetic providers under the guidance of board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. David Stoker.
If you have a treatment in mind, review our complete offering of non-surgical services. If you need a little help deciding, narrow down your options with our interactive treatment planner.