Potential Complication Definitions
Infection – Signs of infection are localized heat, redness, fever, and pain. Dr. Van Laeken can prescribe antibiotics to treat the infection. Occasionally the area will need to be drained.
Asymmetry – Symmetry is not always achieved.
Hypersensitivity / Numbness – The sensation can be altered temporarily or permanently.
Seroma – Serum can accumulate underneath the skin. On occasion it is necessary to have the fluid drained.
Keloid Scarring – Keloid scars are thick, wide, or raised scars.