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How is hypertrophic scarring treated?

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Dr. Robert Peppercorn
Dermatology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Scars

Treatment could include intralesional injection of cortisone, pulsed dye laser, or silicone sheets or gel.
Dermatologists treat these everyday.

In brief: Scars

Treatment could include intralesional injection of cortisone, pulsed dye laser, or silicone sheets or gel.
Dermatologists treat these everyday.
Dr. Robert Peppercorn
Dr. Robert Peppercorn
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Dr. Payman Danielpour
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Surgery

Hypertrophic scars are due to tension or improper technique or location of the scar. Taking this into consideration there are a variety of ways to treat a hypertrophic scar. Surgery, kenelog, laser or silicone sheets or creams.
It depends what your expectations are.

In brief: Surgery

Hypertrophic scars are due to tension or improper technique or location of the scar. Taking this into consideration there are a variety of ways to treat a hypertrophic scar. Surgery, kenelog, laser or silicone sheets or creams.
It depends what your expectations are.
Dr. Payman Danielpour
Dr. Payman Danielpour
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Dr. H. william Song
Aesthetic Medicine

In brief: Laser and injections

Injecting the scar with steroids or a drug called 5fu (fluorouracil) along with fractional laser resurfacing can help.

In brief: Laser and injections

Injecting the scar with steroids or a drug called 5fu (fluorouracil) along with fractional laser resurfacing can help.
Dr. H. william Song
Dr. H. william Song
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Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Multiple ways

Pressure, steroids, topical silicon.
You should discus your options with your plastic surgons.

In brief: Multiple ways

Pressure, steroids, topical silicon.
You should discus your options with your plastic surgons.
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
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