Clinical Update: Oculoplastics
For concerns both cosmetic and functional, postsurgical or posttraumatic scarring can pose a challenge for physicians. But the antimetabolite 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) offers a versatile option for approaching this common problem. Given its proven and long-standing track record in oncology, off-label applications of 5-FU have expanded in recent years into orbital and adnexal efforts to modify keloids and hypertrophic scars. (more)
In the slideshow above, Dr. Raymond S. Douglas demonstrates the use of 5-FU for scar remodeling.