Would the newer tissue adhesives used for wound closure have any impact on reducing the incidence of both hypertrophic scarring and keloid formation following a plastic procedure?
Tissue Adhesives to Prevent Scarring After Surgery?
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There no reduction of the scar formation with use of the adhesives. The best thing for reduction of the scar is good wound closure and minimal tension. Keloid formation is a genetic and would require injections after surgery.
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