Keloid scars, which are typically thick and irregular, rarely go away on their own. They can be challenging to treat, which is why we emphasize the importance of preventing keloids from forming in the first place.
What can you do to prevent it? Make use of these preventive self-care tips !
Keep a wound clean and moist. Applying a thin layer of petrolatum jelly would help too.
Protect your skin from injury
Try to avoid injuring your skin. Consider not getting body piercings, tattoos and elective surgeries. Even minor injuries — such as ingrown hairs, cuts and scratches — can incite a keloid to grow.
– Gold standard in scar management & first-line non-invasive treatment option for hypertrophic scars & minor keloids.
– Silicone gel has been shown to have the ability to hasten hypertrophic scar maturation & decrease associated symptoms of pain, rigidity & itchiness.
Other treatment options include Ligature, Cryotherapy, Laser therapy, etc which is done by Healthcare professionals – Dermatologist.