Traumata, accidents and surgery (e.g. caesarean, appendicitis, etc.) often leave behind unsightly, painful scars.
In this context, we differentiate between hypertrophic scars and keloids.
Hypertrophic scars can occur after surgery or accidents and are not normally raised above the skin.
A keloid is a benign overgrowth of connective tissue. It can occur in response to an injury or following surgery. Occasionally, a keloid scar appears to be spontaneous. The scar keeps growing even after the wound has healed.
Thanks to state-of-the-art therapeutic measures, scars can be treated with conservative and with surgical treatment.