Category Archives: Scar Treatment

How Smoking Affects Scarring

We all know smoking is bad for your skin. It also has a detrimental effect on scars. In fact it slows the healing process of both wounds and scars. Scars are more likely to become wide, thick, and red. To … Continue reading

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Best Eyelid Surgery Scar Treatment

Eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty) scars should be treated with even more caution and care than normal scars. Since they are located near the eyes and because the skin in this area is very delicate extra care is recommended. All surgical scars … Continue reading

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Vitamin E For Scar Tissue, Does It Work?

No, vitamin E does NOT improve scars. There is no scientific evidence confirming this claim. In fact, some studies do demonstrate vitamin E may cause skin irritation which actually worsen scarring. Anecdotal reports also mention widened scars after using vitamin … Continue reading

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Scar Treatment for Children

Cuts, and abrasions as a result of bumps and falls are a natural part of children’s lives. Many times the wounds are superficial but in some cases stitches or sutures are needed. In these cases, as well as in case … Continue reading

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C-Section Scar Treatment

The c section scar is the result of the vertical incision made during the surgical procedure and is approximately 4-6 inches long. How wide it is depends on how well it is treated, how healthy someone lives, genetics, and how … Continue reading

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How To Prevent Surgery Scars | Pre-Surgery Scar Treatment

It will soon be possible to get a medicine injected just before surgery in order to prevent scars (or at least to reduce scarring considerably). Three clinical trials have shown this medicine promotes the regeneration of healthy skin thus resulting … Continue reading

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Polyurethane Scar Dressings | Best Option for Scar Treatment?

Polyurethane dressings are used in scar treatment. Brands available on the consumer market are Curad Scar Therapy and Cutinova Thin Dressings. Both brands offer self-adhesive, breathable, flexible products in either semi-transparent, skin tone or clear formulations. But do polyurethane dressings really … Continue reading

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Centella Asiatica Scar Creams

Centella Asiatica is a mildly antibacterial, anti-viral, anti-inflammatory herb indigenous to south and south east Asia. The plant grows in swampy areas in India, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Malaysia, Iran, northern Australia,  Melanesia, and New Guinea. The herb has been used … Continue reading

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The Breast Reduction Anchor Scar

The anchor pattern surgery is the most invasive breast reduction procedure. This variant is also called; T-incision, inverted T pattern, or Weiss Method. This 30 sec. YouTube video shows clearly how this procedure is performed and the scar it will leave: … Continue reading

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Hypertrophic Scar Treatment

Hypertrophic scars (Cicatrix Hypertrophica) are discolored, mostly red – sometimes pink, purple or other colors, widened, and elevated. They are the result of an excessive healing process after the skin has been damaged. They can be painful, may itch and … Continue reading

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