Aesthetic effect of silicone gel on surgical scars in Asians.

  title={Aesthetic effect of silicone gel on surgical scars in Asians.},
  author={Suk-Hyun Rhee and Sung-Hoon Koh and Dong-won Lee and Beyoung-Yun Park and Yong-Oock Kim},
  journal={The Journal of craniofacial surgery},
  volume={21 3},
BACKGROUND Scars on exposed areas are a major concern among Asian populations because of their conspicuousness. Size, color, or whether the scar is hypopigmented or hyperpigmented matters little. Silicone gel is well known for the prevention and induction of better maturation of hypertrophic and keloid scars. However, its aesthetic effect on normal surgical scars has not been considered. METHODS Clinical evaluation of scars was performed in 40 patients. All the 40 patients underwent clean and… CONTINUE READING
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