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A treatment can be targeted at different scar characteristics. When pain is a more important issue to the patient than pliability, the treatment will be targeted towards pain relief.
In the scar gallery you can find images of different scar types like linear scars, keloids, burn scars, etc… You can click on the image which is most similar to your scar and find out which treatments are indicated.
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Scars can be very different,
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Treatments for your scar
A moisturiser increases the water content of the stratum corneum (skin hydration), filling the spaces between ...
Pressure therapy, a standard care modality used to treat and prevent hypertrophic scars, involves wearing garments ...
Scars and skin graft donor sites require regular creaming to prevent the area from drying, cracking and becoming ...
Topical Ointments and Creams
A number of prescription and over-the-counter topical agents are available, which claim to alleviate symptoms ...
Patients who sustain burn injuries can experience diminished activity performance caused by the sequelae of ...
Scar massage is a non-surgical technique used in day-to-day scar and burn care. There are multiple techniques ...
Elastic taping (kinesio tape) is an acrylic adhesive that is often used as a physiotherapeutic tool for ...
Extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) is a type of pulsed acoustic wave resulting from excessive pressure ...
Vacuum massage, also known as depressomassage, vacuotherapy or Endermologie®, is a non-invasive mechanical ...
Corticosteroid therapy is a long-term standard and one of the most commonly used therapeutic modalities for ...
There are many kinds of treatment for keloid and hypertrophic scar. In nonsurgical methods, intralesional ...
Micro-needling is a semi-invasive technique that lends itself to treatment of the face and the body to achieve ...
Ablative Fractional Laser (AFL)
The Ablative Fractional Laser (AFL) is a wounding laser, which delivers micro fractional columns of laser light to the ...
Non Ablative Fractional Laser (NAFL)
A Non Ablative Fractional Laser (NAFL) is a non-wounding laser, it does not damage the integrity ...
Intense Pulsed Light (IPL)
Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) is not the same as a laser (PDL). It releases pulses of energy through light in a more broad ...
Pulsed Dye Laser (PDL)
The Pulsed Dye Laser (PDL) is a highly effective laser for the treatment of a wide range of vascular lesions due to ...
Surgical Scar Revision
Annually, 200 million incisions are performed worldwide. The treatment of aesthetically unacceptable scars can be ...
Surgical Wound Closure Techniques
The healing of cutaneous wounds after surgery is the result of a cascade of complex biochemical events that can be ...
! Very Important !
Do not act on your own. Always consult a scar specialist to guide you on your journey towards healing.