Keloid Specialist

Pressure therapy

Pressure is one of oldest way of preventing hypertrophy in wound healing. It reduces blood circulation in the scar and stops collagen deposition. It also stimulates break down of old collagen. Not all parts of body are convenient for pressure therapy. Whenever and wherever possible one should add this to treatment combination. Ideal pressure garment should be customized as per size of that body part aiming a pressure of 20-30 mm of Hg. This pressure garment has to be worn at least 22 hours in a day and for minimum 6 to 12 months.