Interferon Interferon also affects the production of collagen, and doctors can inject it into injured tissue.
Scar revision is a process of cutting the scar tissue out. He or she may also instruct you or a family member in the proper scar massage technique. It is also used to lessen the appearance of severe glabella lines, though its effectiveness in this application is debatable.
Some researchers have found that bleomycin may also reduce redness, itchiness, and pain associated with these scars. This can subsequently restrict your range of motion and ability to complete everyday tasks.
Scar tissue forms, it is remodeled over time, and the scar tissue starts behaving like your normal healthy tissue. These symptoms go away within a few days of your procedure.
Researchers need to conduct controlled, clinical trials on the effectiveness of massage for managing scar tissue. The Graston technique In some cases, your doctor will recommend a joint treatment called the Graston technique. The technique involves using the hands to massage the skin and underlying tissues around the scar.
The recommended dosing schedule may vary, but a typical injection schedule involves three to four injections every 3 to 4 weeks. All scarring is composed of the same collagen as the tissue it has replaced, but the composition of the scar tissue, compared to the normal tissue, is different.
Radiotherapy[ edit ] Low-dose, superficial radiotherapy is sometimes used to prevent recurrence of severe keloid and hypertrophic scarring.
This can help ease pain from internal scar tissue, too.