Management of keloids and hypertrophic scars: current and emerging options

In the context of growing aesthetic awareness, a rising number of patients feel
disappointed with their scars and are frequently seeking help for functional and aesthetic improvement. However, excessive scarring following surgery or trauma remains difficult to improve despite a plethora of advocated treatment strategies as frequently observed in daily clinical routine. It is thus still preferable to prevent scarring by minimizing risk factors as much as possible.