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Keloid / Hypertrophic Scars

Keloid / Hypertrophic Scars are common in dark-skin races. They can develop after any injury or surgical procedures, in particular over certain parts of the body such as nasal tip, chin, shoulder and chest. The scars tend to be painful, itchy and raised above the skin.

Treatment Options

1. Avoid irritation

2. Anti scar dressings

3. Compression garments

4. Intralesional steroids

With or with cytotoxics, botulinium toxins, calcium antagonists

5. Laser therapy