When you have been burned, go the the Tower Wound Care Center right away for treatment. At the practice, our doctors are trained to address even severe burns which may need extensive care. Patients can visit locations in Encino, Santa Monica, and Los Angeles, CA.
A burn occurs when heat or thermal energy is inflicted on the skin and damages it. The amount of time the heat was applied will determine the severity and depth of the injury. Depending on the degree of the injury, most individuals can recover without severe health consequences. A more severe burn will require emergency medical care right away to prevent complications.
Burns can range from 1st to 4th degree. They can be broken down as:
Depending on the nature and severity of the burned area, treatment will usually involve:
Additionally, if the burn is very severe the doctor may recommend that care is continued at a Burn Center. The doctor may also use the following medications:
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