Treatment of a traumatic atrophic depressed scar with hyaluronic acid fillers: a case report
Received 17 January 2017
Accepted for publication 10 April 2017
Published 3 August 2017 Volume 2017:10 Pages 285—287
Checked for plagiarism Yes
Review by Single anonymous peer review
Peer reviewer comments 2
Editor who approved publication: Dr Jeffrey Weinberg
Syed Nazim Hussain,1 Greg J Goodman,2,3 Eqram Rahman4
1Royal Lush Skin Hair & Laser Clinic, Saket, New Delhi, India; 2Department of Primary Care, Monash University, Clayton, 3Skin and Cancer Foundation Inc, Carlton, VIC, Australia; 4Faculty of Medical Science, Postgraduate Medical Institute, Anglia Ruskin University, Chelmsford, UK
Background: Hyaluronic acid filler has been documented in the treatment of atrophic depressed acne scars relatively frequently in the literature but rarely in chronic depressed traumatic atrophic facial scars.
Methods: This case report discusses the use of hyaluronic acid fillers in the correction of a post-traumatic facial atrophic scar on the right cheek.
Results: The right cheek scar was substantially corrected with one session of two different hyaluronic acids injected in a deep and superficial plane.
Conclusion: Relatively accurate, simple and effective correction of this atrophic traumatic scar may suggest that fillers are a suitable alternative to surgery for such scars.
Keywords: scarring, scar correction, filler, hyaluronic acid, facial scar
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