Journal of Cutaneous and Aesthetic Surgery

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Year
: 2009  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 104--106

The efficacy of silicone gel for the treatment of hypertrophic scars and keloids


Neerja Puri, Ashutosh Talwar 
 Department of Dermatology, Guru Gobind Singh Medical College, Faridkot, Punjab, India

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Neerja Puri
C/O Dr. Asha Puri, House No. 626, Urban Estate, Dugri Road, Ludhiana, Punjab
India

Topical self drying silicone gel is a relatively recent treatment modality promoted as an alternative to topical silicone gel sheeting. Thirty patients with scars of different types including superficial scars, hypertrophic scars, and keloids were treated with silicon gel application. The results of the self-drying silicone gel have been satisfactory.


How to cite this article:
Puri N, Talwar A. The efficacy of silicone gel for the treatment of hypertrophic scars and keloids.J Cutan Aesthet Surg 2009;2:104-106


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Puri N, Talwar A. The efficacy of silicone gel for the treatment of hypertrophic scars and keloids. J Cutan Aesthet Surg [serial online] 2009 [cited 2020 Oct 24 ];2:104-106
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