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Nonsurgical Management of Traumatic Scars

  • Julian HandleyEmail author
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Abstract

Scarring is an integral part of the wound healing process. It can occur as a result of injury and as a result of elective surgery or occur through disease processes such as acne, chicken pox or cutaneous lupus. This review discusses the mechanism and morphology of scarring, methods to minimise visible scarring, and various non surgical treatment options to improve existing scars, from a practical “hands on” perspective.

Keywords

Scar Laser Dermaroller Fillers Submission Intralesional steroids 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Consultant DermatologistUlster HospitalBelfastUK

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