I sustained a laceration from a bad fall. The scar is about 10 months old. It is slightly painful when pressure is applied to it such as kneeling, is rather hard and inelastic, and occasionally itches. Although I've heard that steroid injections may improve it's appearance, I'd like more opinions on whether this is advisable. Also, can other actions be taken to dramatically improve its appearance such as surgery or laser? If so, what would be the cost in US or Singapore dollars? thank you.
What Are my Options for This Hypertrophic Scar Just Below my Patella? (photo)
Doctor Answers (1)
These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.