There are various types of methods that are used for scar treatment and depending upon the skin type of the individual the treatment method is decided after consultation with the client. All the scar removal procedures are safe and done by experienced professionals.
Any kind of injury burns or physical trauma can cause scars on the skin of an individual. What any person must come to terms with is that a scar never really goes away it can be only be lightened or faded to a great extent. When any type of injury or bruise heals it leaves behind a scar. Some scars are temporary and some scars are permanent.
There are many types of scars that a dermatologist has to treat.
Keloid Scars: When the healing process is aggressive then such scars take place. It can also hamper movement. Some of the types of treatment that are used are surgery, steroid – injections, silicone sheets or cryotherapy which uses liquid nitrogen. Gel pads and pressure treatment are also used for Keloid scars.
Contracture Scars: When skin gets burned then such scars occur. It tightens the skin because of scarring and hampers movement. Contracture scars are deep and can affect muscle and nerves.
Hypertrophic Scars: These scars are reddish and are raised from the surface of the skin. Treatment for such scars that are generally used are steroid injected into the afflicted area or silicone sheets to flatten the scars.
Acne Scars: Acne scars last long but they can be removed. These scars can be deep pits that form or angular. When treated properly the acne scars can fade permanently.
There are various types of car treatment depending upon the type of scarring that has taken place. Some of these could be prescription creams or ointments that are available over the counter.
Other types of treatments are skin grafts, excision, laser surgery or dermabrasion where the skin of other parts of the body is sued to remove or improve the conditions of the scars.
If the scarring has caused muscle or movement or nerve impairment then steroid injections are given depending upon what the dermatologist thinks is the best treatment.
Collagen and fillers are also used to remove scars or minimize the visible scar from an individual’s body. Collagen and fillers are however not permanent solutions for scarring.
Some of the natural remedies that are recommended by dermatologists for mild scars are
The use of raw shea butter and or coconut oil is also recommended to heal the injury and make the scars fade.
Onion extract or the gel prepared from the extract contains bioflavinoids which are used to lighten the scars and heal the injury.
Alo Veral is also used to heal scars and to make them lighter.
Tea Tree Oil and Helichrysum are 2 other types of natural scar remedies that are sometimes recommended by dermatologists for acne treatment and acne scar treatment.
Emu Oil is also used for scar treatment because it has deep penetration properties and the required omega Fatty acids to makes cars heal.
Authored By Dr.Sakshi Sareen