A keloid is a scarring of tissue that is more raised than normal and cosmetically worse, while the wound is healing after a surgical incision or trauma. About 4-6% of all tissue injuries heal poorly and puffy this way. In addition, the observation of the most severe keloids in individuals with a positive family history suggests the role of genetic factors in the development of keloids. Keloids consist of hard, sticky, shiny and raised tissue that varies in color from pink to tan or red to dark brown. These benign scars are not contagious and are sometimes accompanied by itching. The reasons for disturbing people are the cosmetic aspect.
In the treatment of keloid; Cream treatments, surgery, laser, and needle treatments into the keloid are used. To get the best results from keliod treatment, it is recommended to use a combination, that is, to use different treatments together. With the development of technology, it has been possible to achieve better results in scar treatment thanks to microneedling, radiofrequency, dermabrasion, stripping, ablative fractional laser.
Drugs used in keloid treatment, TOPICAL STEROIDS, SILICONE GEL AND WOUND DRAWINGS, TOPICAL VITAMIN E, TOPICAL VITAMIN A, TOPICAL CENTELLA ASIATICA, TOPICAL MITOMYIN