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Silicone Sheets for Scar Treatment in New York Area

Check out before and after results of silicone sheets for scar treatment in New York

Acne, infections, trauma, and surgery can all cause potentially unsightly scarring. The scars may be embarrassing or may act as reminders of unpleasant events. Now, there are effective treatment options, so patients do not have to live with their scars. Located in New York, Dr. Stephen Comite offers silicone sheets for scar treatment. Silicone sheeting produces great before and after results by reducing the appearance of scars.

How scars form

When the skin is traumatized due to surgery, injuries, or burns, the body works to repair the damage by generating new collagen. This collagen that the body produces is thicker and more rope-like than the normally smooth and flexible collagen we have in our skin. This ropy collagen develops into a scar. If the body overproduces collagen, a hypertrophic scar or a keloid can form. Additionally, the body can underproduce the ropy collagen and result in an atrophic or depressed scar.

Silicone sheets for scar treatment

Silicone Sheets for Scar Treatment in New York Area

The ropy scar tissue often feels dry, hard, and thick. Therapy with silicone sheets helps hydrate and soften the scar to reduce its appearance. The sheets can be applied to the skin as soon as the wound has healed. By increasing the temperature and hydration around the wound, a raised scar is flattened and softened. These thin, transparent sheets should be worn daily for several weeks to achieve the best results. Before and after treatment with silicone sheeting, the wound looks dramatically different. The unsightly wound closes, softens, and heals as the color fades and the skin softens.

Silicone sheeting comes with many benefits.

  • Non-surgical therapy
  • Reduction in the color and size of hypertrophic scars
  • Improved skin elasticity
  • Increased skin hydration
  • Painless treatment
  • Minimal risks or side effects

Each scar is unique in size, shape, thickness, and color. No two patients or scars are alike. Dr. Comite can create a custom treatment plan to help patients achieve optimal before and after results with silicone sheeting or additional scar therapy.

To learn more about before and after results of silicone sheeting and how silicone sheets for scar treatment work, contact the SkinProvement Dermatology of New York for an appointment. Call (212) 933-9490.

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SKINPROVEMENT DERMATOLOGY In New York is committed to providing patients world-class treatments for skin, hair, and nails. They understand and acknowledge the diversity among all patients to treat them more efficiently using state of the art technology and decades of professional expertise.

DR. STEPHEN COMITE Is a board-certified Dermatologist with an impeccable academic background and he is valued as one of the best Dermatologists in NY due to his expert skills and his compassionate nature towards all of his patients.
| Evan C.

Dr. Comite is a compassionate and caring doctor who has done an excellent job as my dermatologist. His advice is always thoughtful and he works with me to find the best treatment options. He is highly motivated and extremely helpful. My skin has drastically improved since I started seeing him. I would highly recommend Dr. Comite to anyone seeking dermatology care.

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