Author Bio: Dr. Sanusi Umar MD is the author of this article.
Are you tired of living with the itchy, painful, and embarrassing conditions of acne keloidalis nuchae? This type of skin condition, more commonly referred to as AKN, can often be mistaken for a persistent razor rash or “barber’s rash.” However, despite common misconceptions, AKN has nothing to do with unsanitary barber tools or shaving equipment, and instead is caused when ingrown hair develops and creates a form of trauma to the tissue beneath the skin’s surface.
AKN appears as small, hard bumps which look like pimples. Usually, people who suffer from this condition are men ages 13-25 of African descent. While countless individuals have tried to use home remedies or over the counter medications to combat this particular kind of folliculitis, most find that these remedies have little or no effect in clearing AKN. In fact, its AKN removal surgery that is the only known method for permanently eliminating the lesions, bumps, and plaques that so rapidly increase as result of this condition.
Is Acne Keloidalis Nuchae Removal Surgery in Los Angeles the Right Choice For Me?
Here at Dr. U Hair and Skin Clinics, we take an innovative approach to treating AKN. This includes the origination of an unmatched patient selection criteria, as well as special surgical techniques for various types of AKN cases. The customized approach Dr. U follows is according to the presentation of the patient.
- Patients who have narrow lesions are treated by excision and primary closure using trichophytic closure, either with or without the assistance of tension sutures.
- Patients who have wider lesions (Stages I, II and III), Dr. U adopts the approach of excision via the “Bat excision”. The “Batman” technique is invented by Dr. U and performed to direct a wound that closes with a straight or downward curved posterior hairline, along with the use of tension sutures.
- Yet another group of patients that meet the selection criteria developed by Dr Umar are candidates for cure using laser hair removal treatment.
Regain Your Confidence Following AKN Removal Surgery
If you’ve been living with AKN, you understand the physical, mental and emotional pain of dealing with this condition and how it can limit the activities you feel comfortable participating in. Luckily, there is no better time than now to benefit from the medical innovations created by Dr. U for AKN treatment.
Say goodbye to conventional treatments such as steroid injections, medications and AKN creams that only bring about temporary benefits; and instead, say hello to a unique excision technique and laser treatment which results in permanent curling of nearly any size lump on the back of the neck and head. Plus, Dr. U’s approach is designed to leave far less noticeable outcomes.
Patients who receive AKN treatment at Dr. U Hair and Skin Clinics feel like they have a new opportunity at life. Are you ready to once again regain confidence in your appearance? Please contact the office of Dr. U today and learn more about this cutting-edge AKN treatment.
To read more about this skin condition visit http://dr-u-m-a-r.com/acne-keloidalis-nuchae/ or book a consultation by clicking the following link, http://dr-u-m-a-r.com/acne-keloidalis-nuchae/free-consultation/.