Keloid And Hypertrophic Scar
Keloid And Hypertrophic Scar
Keloids are typically unsightly, can itch, sting or burn and many times inhibit normal function depending upon its location. Keloids are basically those scars which remain on your skin after skin injuries, burns, surgical incisions, ear piercings, tattoos, pimples etc…. Keloids forms when the body keep on creating new collagen tissue during healing process. On the other hand Hypertrophic scars are limited till the border of a wound and usually diminish over time.
Hypertrophic scars usually appear within a month of injury, whereas keloids may take three months or even years to develop. But both scars are abnormal responses to dermal injury.
Why should you remove Keloid:
- Keloid Removal is a safe, commonly performed procedure
- Keloid Removal today employs several advanced – improved techniques
- Keloid Removal results in minimal, visible scarring
- Keloid Removal surgical & post-surgical techniques today help to minimize Keloid recurrence & improve existing Keloid scars
- Keloid Removal has enhanced self-esteem & confidence in thousands of people
Who is an ideal candidate for keloid removal?
This treatment is for both men and women hence any physically healthy person, who is suffering from Keloids and desires to remove it, is an ideal candidate for Keloid Removal procedure. Person should have realistic expectations as keloid may look better after treatment than it looked to start with, but even the best results leave a mark that looks and feels quite different from the surrounding skin.
What is the treatment procedure?
There are various procedures available today for the treatment of Keloids. Some of those procedures are:
Corticosteroid injected directly into the tissue to reduce inflammation. This treatment is extremely safe and not painful at all. Typically it takes 3-4 treatments spaced out within a month, will reduce a raised Keloid to a flat scar and also reduce redness, itching and burning.
Silicone gel pads after injury
Sheet of silicone gel is directly applied to the skin around the incision for months. Results are variable.
Freezing keloids with liquid nitrogen may flatten them but often darkens or lightens the site of treatment.
Laser treatments to reduce scar tissue
Surgical Removal is used for larger, more extensive formations. Technique involved may employ a scalpel, electric knife or laser removal.
The pulsed-dye laser can be effective at flattening keloids and making them look less red. Treatment is safe and not very painful, these may be costly.
Cost of the treatment
Everyone is different hence their needs, treatment, procedure will be different. Cost of the procedure may vary from person to person. For any query you can call us on +91 8262860860 or mail us on firstname.lastname@example.org or you can visit our clinic for detailed consultation with the expert doctor