Question about Keloid-and-hypertrophic-scarring: i emailed about my keloid scar a couple of months q181

Article Medically reviewed by Dr. Gavin Chan (MBBS, cosmetic physician, liposuctionist)

Dr. Gavin Chan

Templestowe Lower and Berwick Clinics

Dr. Gavin Chan has a background in intensive care, anaesthesia, and emergency medicine. Since 2004, Dr. Chan has provided cosmetic procedures, including anti-wrinkle injections, dermal fillers, liposuction, fat transfer, skin needling, and laser treatments. He is a doctor trainer for various dermal fillers and anti-wrinkle injections.
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Question:

I emailed about my keloid scar a couple of months ago, and would just like to know the cost of getting cortisone (kenacort) injections, to reduce the size and also the itch/pain.
It is about 1.5cm wide and 0.8cm long.
Thank you

Answer:

The cost of keloid scar injections varies according to the size of the scar.

Prices are on the following page;

https://www.thevictoriancosmeticinstitute.com.au/keloid-hypertrophic-scarring/#cms_What-is-the-price-of-keloid/hypertrophic-scarring-treatments?

 

Note that there is a medicare rebate applicable, and that any out of pocket fees will contribute to the Medicare Safety Net.

 

Dr. Gavin Chan
Dr. Gavin Chan

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