The procedure is used when treating keloid scars, cysts, Alopecia areata, and other skin conditions. The medicine (usually a corticosteroid) is injected in the affected area.
This treatment is not used in patients with active tuberculosis and systemic fungal infections, psoriasis, active peptic ulcers, uncontrolled diabetes, cardiovascular failure, hypertension, severe depression, and psychosis.
The procedure is performed at AestheLine Clinic by a qualified dermatologist.
What is the procedure?
During the procedure, the prescribed medication is injected. Along with it, a painkiller is also administered.
What are the side effects?
Possible side effects of the procedure are transient pain and swelling at the injection site. Skin atrophy is possible with prolonged therapy.
What is the recommended care after the procedure?
The treated area should not be wet for 24 hours following the procedure.
Number of procedures and interval between them
Depending on the diagnosis, between 4 and 6 procedures may be needed with a one-month interval between them.