pressure dressing meaning
- A pressure dressing was applied to stop the flow of blood.
- Pressure dressings are commonly used in managing burn and hypertrophic scars, although supporting evidence is lacking.
- After surgery patients wear a light pressure dressing for four days, followed by an extension splint.
- The treatment at that time, endorsed by the leading German ophthalmologist Albrecht von Graefe, was an attempt to physically reshape the cornea by chemical cauterization with a silver nitrate solution and application of a miosis-causing agent with a pressure dressing.
- :Generally speaking ( PMID 21061757 ) there are many ways that can be used to deal with scars of various types ( though not all will be appropriate for your case )-" topical applications ( e . g ., silicone, vitamin E, pressure dressing, herbal extracts ), intralesional medication ( e . g ., steroids, antimitotics ), soft-tissue augmentation ( e . g ., collagen, fat ), laser applications ( e . g ., 585-nm flashlamp-pumped pulsed dye, CO2 ), cryotherapy and make-up camouflage . " For atrophic scars, some methods I see are: