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SCAR TREATMENT

TREATMENT OPTIONS AND COMMON QUESTIONS TO DOCTOR

Depressed scars subcision?

 

 

BEST FOR: depressed scars

  COST: from $400

  DOWNTIME: 2-4 days

Acne scars from depressed, pulled inside skin treated with releasing scar tissue from previous acne under skin with a special cutting needle. The principle is to break the scar fibrotic tissue which tether the skin under the scar. The depressed skin defect is lifted and released immediately, but the main therapeutic effect will be developing within the next 6-8 weeks of new collagen formation. 

Subcision is a minor surgical procedure, very effective, without incision or scalpels, under local anaesthetic. Depending on the depth and degree of the scar, there are 1 -3 procedures needed 6-8 weeks apart. More about research in this area can be found here. Temples, mandibular and preauricular zones are avoided for treatment with subcision due to high risk of nerve and arterial damage.

For maximum efficacy, combination with skin surface treatments is recommended – laser, dermapen, plasma, peel – your doctor will discuss with you the best option. 

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Keloid scars?

 

 

BEST FOR: overgrown raised scar

  COST: from $100

DOWNTIME:zero

Keloid scar is an overgrowth of scar tissue beyond the injury margins. Hypertrophic scar is a raised scar.

The problem is one of the most unpredictable and tricky in treatment conditions. Best results when treatment started early. Gold standard is steroid injections in the raised scar to shrink it.

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Acne scars?

 

 

BEST FOR: depressed scars after acne

  COST: from $400

  DOWNTIME: few days, covarable by make up

 

Acne scars are hard to treat once formed, but results can be excellent with a combination of treatments of subcision, TCA and other peels, dermapen and prescription only Vitamin A derivative cream. 

Depression scars are easier to treat, more superficial they are, but our experienced cosmetic doctors are trained in a lot of different modalities to tailor the most suitable individual plan.  

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