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The Cadogan Clinic is currently offering a reduced service in light of the government's January lockdown guidelines.

All of our services will be delivered in line with the UK government's social distancing measures and fully compliant with all PPE guidance from Public Health England and NHS England.

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What is the Scar Management Programme at the Cadogan Clinic?

Scar quality is extremely important to us and to our patients. To mitigate the risk or impact of scars, we take a proactive scar management approach to all of surgical activity done on site.

All patients undergoing surgical procedures with us are eligible for this treatment, but this will be of particular interest to patients who could potentially have larger scars in areas of the body where they could be an issue. In particular after breast surgery, abdominal reduction and face lifts.

Our care programme includes:

+ Bespoke, tailored advice from our post-operative wound care nursing team
+ 24 – hr access to our on call nursing team to answer any questions
+ Access to core follow up treatments such as; Silicone gel or sheets, ICON Fractional laser treatmentLED light treatment 
+ Some patients may be advised to also undergo:

PRP: healing factors (platelet rich plasma) are taken from your own blood and injected them under the scar to promote healing and tissue rejuvenation.
Micro-needling or 'collagen induction therapy'. This involves using fine needles to create hundreds of tiny, invisible puncture wounds in the top layer of skin. These micro injuries are virtually painless and stimulate the body's natural wound healing processes resulting in increased collagen and elastin production, tissue regeneration and skin repair
Steroid Injections: A highly effective treatment for lowering and taking inflammation out of established active scars and for those at risk of developing keloids.
Irradiation for keloids: a treatment via superficial radiotherapy to prevent keloids from forming post surgery. In the case of existing keloids, they can be excised and the new wound treated with irradiation to prevent a new one from forming.
Repair cream (Ticalfate, Cicaplast): a useful adjunct, but given for patient comfort rather than efficacy.

Whilst we cannot guarantee a perfect scar, we can guarantee that our scar management programme will give your body the very best chance to heal and recover properly.

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