Scars are the visible marks that remain after an injury, as mechanisms are activated in the body, to maintain the structural and functional integrity of the damaged tissue.
Incomplete healing, the rupture or perforation of a wound, history of cystic acne as well as burn are causes can lead to scars that create bad aesthetic effect.
The hypertrophic scars they are usually thick, appear shortly after injury and usually improve over time.
Keloids are scars that have gone beyond the original incision, and are larger in size than hypertrophic.
The lips are usually affected, Red, they itch and are due to an excessive reaction of the body to the wound. The size and depth of the wound, the thickness and color of your skin and the direction of the scar in relation to the wrinkles of the body skin affect the healing process.. If an organism has a predisposition to form keloids, then any deep injury and any invasive treatment has a high chance of developing keloids.
Treatment of keloids
Some scars can be treated with the use of slow-acting steroids, which relieve symptoms such as itching and pulling in the scar area.
Injectable steroids are used on the scar area and reduce the formation of collagen fibers. . The injections are given once a month. The number of repetitions depends on the response of the wound to the treatment.
The use of Laser is contraindicated and is not recommended by our dermatologist.
Cryotherapy, also known as cryocoagulation or cryosurgery, refers to the use of cold to destroy and remove abnormal tissue. This is a very popular, simple, an effective and safe treatment method that the patient tolerates from an early age, without local anesthesia and which allows him to return without restrictions to his obligations.
An ideal treatment for keloids is the combined treatment of injectable steroids and cryotherapy.
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