Burns & Trauma

Plastic Surgery for Burns & Trauma

Dr Deon Weyers can help those who have been in car crashes, lost limbs during incidents, have severe burns, or have been affected by other traumatic situations. Dr Weyers specialises in both reconstructive and cosmetic procedures, both the function and the cosmetic appearance of burn scars are focused and improved on.

This involves altering scar tissue, with both non invasive and surgical treatment. Surgery will not be able to remove the burn scars entirely, but it will help improve basic functions and make scars less noticeable. Scarring can limit the normal motion of the neck, shoulder, hands, or legs. Often surgery to help release this contracture can help a patient regain range of motion.

Facial scarring that leads to problems with the eyelids, lips, nose, or hair loss can also be helped with reconstructive burn surgery. Scars that are abnormally thick, wide, or discolored might also be improved by a variety of operative and non-operative methods.