Many people suffer from abnormal scar tissue either on the face or other areas of the body, which has formed after trauma to the skin.
Steroid therapy is a procedure involving the injection of a steroid into abnormal scar tissue, with the aim of improving its appearance and reducing symptoms that can be causing pain or irritation. These injections can help fade, soften and then shrink hard scars and often times the results are permanent
Can be used in the treatment of:
What are cortisone injections?
Cortisone is a type of corticosteroid that can help relieve swelling, irritation and redness, and minimize the effects of scaring. Cortisone is naturally produced in your body by your adrenal gland although the amount that is produced is very small. Corticosteroids can be taken in several different ways. it can be taken by mouth, injected, or sometimes applied topically to effected areas. The most immediate and greatest affect is when injected. This is our preferred method of delivery. Cortisone injections have become a popular non-surgical solution to treating scars in the medical and beauty world. We offer this service as a great way to alleviate the embarrassment that can come from scarring on the body or the pain that can come from inflammation
How do they work?
Cortisone injections are administered directly into the epidermis of the affected area by a our Doctor. The procedure is quick and painless. Cortisone injections can be administered to almost any area on the body and/or face. The results are felt rapidly and can last months and in some cases are permanent depending on how your body reacts to the treatment.