New from Paris conf (IMCAS) A new way to treat scars – stubborn, raised (hypertrophic) and some keloid scars

New Device to Treat Scars

At the Paris conference, I saw a new way to treat scars, including the raised (hypertrophic) scars and some keloid scars.

Dr. Welf Prager (Netherlands) introduced a new device called the IntraLyse that treats these scars with long lasting results in 1-2 treatments.   The device uses cold (cryogens) to freeze the scar from the inside after a small probe is inserted under or into the scar.    This was very well tolerated by patients who expressed very little discomfort in the study.   I always hesitate to describe pain levels unless I’ve tried it myself personally.  🙂    Contact the company for status of FDA approval in the U.S.

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Dr. Brandith Irwin, MD

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