A practical and objective approach to scar colour assessment.

  title={A practical and objective approach to scar colour assessment.},
  author={M. J. Hallam and Ken R. McNaught and Antony N. Thomas and Charles Nduka},
  journal={Journal of plastic, reconstructive & aesthetic surgery : JPRAS},
  volume={66 10},
Scarring is a significant clinical problem following dermal injury. However, scars are not a single describable entity and huge phenotypic variability is evident. Quantitative, reproducible inter-observer scar assessment is essential to monitor wound healing and the effect of scar treatments. Scar colour, reflecting the biological processes occurring within a scar, is integral to any assessment. The objective of this study was to analyse scar colour using the non-invasive Eykona® Wound… CONTINUE READING

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