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Skin is a protecting valuable & seamless organ of the human body. Any burn, injury or trauma such as surgery can cause a scar on the skin. The process to repair the wound results in scarring. If the deeper layer of the skin is damaged hence dermis is required to heal the wound. If the superficial layer of the skin is damaged, then the scar won't be produced. If the scar is small in size or the location of the scar is easy to conceal, then that isn’t bad. But, when the scar is deep & big and the location of the scar cannot be hidden under the clothes hence the treatment is needed. The scar never really goes away but can be made lighter and less visible through different treatment options.
The repairing of the deep layer of dermis after the wound results in scarring. The appearance of the scar and the treatment options of the scar depends on multiple factors such as:
Scars occur at the site of tissue damage and appear as firm red to purple fibrous tissue that over time usually becomes flatter and lighter in color.
There are different types of scar tissues such as:
Following are the treatment options available for scars:
However, before choosing the treatment option and plan, please consult the doctor or Dermatologist and discuss about the risks and benefits of Scar treatment.
Scars generally improve in appearance over the first year. So considerations for invasive treatments need to be reconsidered before the first year. On the other hand, scarring usually involves tissue contraction, so that it is unlikely that scars that pull or twist other anatomical structures, producing unpleasant results, will improve. These should be treated sooner than later.