Keloid Treatment In Delhi with expert Dermatologist.

Keloid And Hypertrophic Scar

What is Keloids and hypertrophic scar?

Keloid, Hypertrophic scar, skin tags, dermatologist In DelhiKeloid And Hypertrophic Scar is a kind of skin growth that appears usually at the site of skin damage. After this trauma the skin heals by the growth of a fibrous tissue resulting in a skin growth or scar. Keloid mostly occurs on the exposed site like earlobe, chest or face. Hyperthrophic scars usually formed after the trauma or injury. They can increase in size and number and may interfere with routine activities of the patient.

What are the symptoms of this condition?

  • As disfiguring marks left on the skin by healing of injured tissues, keloids can be seen as firm, raised, soft and at times shiny growth on the skin - they are not painful but there can be itching, burning sensation or inflammation at times.
  • Pink or red colourscars and usually darker or lighter than the colour of surrounding skin.
  • At times they can extend beyond the limits of original woundwhich can be disfiguring.
  • Changes in colour, shape and size of scars with time.

Keloid scars typically develop on the arms, ears, back, lower legs, chest and neck. They can appear with healing of wounds or may develop over months and years.

What causes keloids?

They are a pattern of skin healing after its damage by acne, burns, cuts, chicken pox, insect bites, piercing or tattoo. It surfaces like a hypertrophic scar, but expands outside the wound margins and generally builds over time as the skin growth.

Keloid And Hypertrophic Scar Treatment at skin n laser centre In Delhi

At skin n laser centre, this condition is treated by the experts by medications (topical,oral or injectable) which makes it soft and helps to flatten it easily.

Surgical removal - this is done for huge keloids or scars by the team of plastic surgeon and dermatologist.

Fractional Co2 laser

Fractional carbon dioxide (CO2) lasers are one of the latest advances in non-surgical skin resurfacing treatments.

How does fractional Co2 laser works?

The fractional CO2 laser takes the CO2 laser beam and fractionates, or pixellates that beam into thousands of tiny little shafts of light. These tiny shafts of light penetrate into the deeper layers of the skin. The skin then repairs those tiny shafts by pushing out the old sun damaged skin and replacing it with new skin. The "collateral" heat damage also helps to shrink existing collagen. - See more at: Click here

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