Treatments

Keloid and Hypertrophic Scar Treatment

Large, unwanted scars can be treated in a myriad of ways to reduce or remove their visibility.

Keloid and Hypertrophic Scar Treatment
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Keloid and Hypertrophic Scar Treatment

Scar Improvement and Keloid Reduction: Transforming Skin

Non-Surgical Treatments:

  1. Injectable Steroids:
    • Ideal for reducing inflammation and flattening raised scars like keloids.
    • Chosen for their ability to soften and diminish scar tissue without invasive procedures.
  2. RF Microneedling:
    • Utilized to stimulate collagen production, improving scar texture and appearance.
    • Offers versatility in addressing various scar types, including acne scars and surgical scars.
  3. CO2 Laser:
    • Targets scarred tissue with precision, promoting collagen remodeling and skin renewal.
    • Preferred for its effectiveness in treating deep scars while minimizing downtime.
  4. IPL (Intense Pulsed Light):
    • Addresses pigmentation irregularities in scars, fading discoloration and redness.
    • Suitable for superficial scars and those accompanied by hyperpigmentation or redness.

Why Choose Each Modality:

  • Injectable Steroids: Opted for keloid reduction due to their ability to flatten and soften raised scars without surgery.
  • RF Microneedling: Chosen for its collagen-inducing properties, particularly beneficial for improving scar texture and depth.
  • CO2 Laser: Selected for treating deep scars effectively with minimal downtime, promoting collagen remodeling.
  • IPL: Ideal for addressing pigmentation issues accompanying scars, such as redness and hyperpigmentation.

Surgical Modalities:

  1. Scar Removal:
    • Involves excising the scar tissue and closing the wound with meticulous techniques.
    • Suitable for scars resistant to non-surgical treatments or for those seeking immediate improvement.
  2. Excision:
    • Removes keloid tissue entirely and often requires postoperative adjunctive therapies.
    • Offers a more permanent solution for keloid reduction, particularly for large or persistent scars.

Why Choose Surgical Modalities:

  • Scar Removal: Optimal for scars unresponsive to non-surgical methods, providing immediate improvement.
  • Excision: Recommended for keloids requiring complete removal and subsequent management to prevent recurrence.

Whether opting for non-surgical or surgical modalities, scar improvement and keloid reduction offer transformative results, restoring confidence and enhancing skin texture and appearance. Each treatment modality presents unique benefits, catering to individual scar types and patient preferences for a comprehensive approach to scar management.

Before and after of someone that has undergone cosmetic treatment for a hypertrophic scar

If you have been thinking about optimizing displeasing scars, contact us to arrange your consultation.