Best laser treatment for Keloid and/or Hypertrophic scarring? (photos)
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Lasers and/or Radiation for Keloids/Hypertrophic Scars...
Thank you for your question. These appear to be hypertrophic scars to me and would benefit from intralesional injections of Kenalog or 5FU to flatten them and help with the itching. For laser treatment a laser like the Excel V 532 KTP or the V Beam Pulsed Dye will take the red out. If any of them are keloids the best option may be to excise the scar tissue and 24 hours after excision irradiate the scar with superficial Xrays like with the Sensus SRT-100 for 3 days straight. SRT has an almost 99% rate of nonreccurence on keloids. Regards, Dr. Matt Elias
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