Today, we will take a glance at some of the best and most effective treatments for scars. Generally, scars on the skin might occur due to injury, burns, medical surgeries, and some serious type of skin acne.
There are various types of scars such as Atrophic (also known as depressed scars), Hypertrophic and Keloid Scars (raised scars), extended scars, ordinary scar types (neither raised nor depressed), and afterward Striae distensae (stretch marks such as birthmarks) which are likewise a kind of terrifying.
Let’s discuss all these types of scars briefly.
As we have discussed above, we have two types of raised scars. The first is Keloid and the second one is hypertrophic.
Keloid scars are raised red scars that crossed the limit of the original boundary of the initial area of injury to include the neighboring normal skin. Tragically, keloid scars, on the off chance that not treated as expected, may gradually increase with the passage of time.
Hypertrophic scars are likewise raised red scars but these scar tissue stays limited to the limits of the first injury region and will in general relapse immediately with the passage of time.
Hypertrophic and Keloid scars are more normal in more youthful individuals with darker skin tones. High-risk regions for growing such scars are the upper back and chest, upper arms, shoulders, facial structure, and ears. These scars might be cosmetically unseen and can cause an individual much mental disturbance.
Hypertrophic and Keloid scars are a consequence of extreme tissue reaction to injury and the overproduction of collagen in the dermis.
More serious types of facial skin acne scars will frequently deliver atrophic or depressed scars.
More serious types of facial skin break out will frequently deliver atrophic or depressed scars, they can likewise be called icepick or boxcar scars.
Scar Management Tips
Having the complete knowledge of basic management can help in lessening the appearance of the raised scars
Suppose that you are youthful with a darker skin tone and have an individual or family background of keloid formation, you ought to keep away yourself from unneeded surgeries in the high-risk region of your body. For example, stay away from ear penetrating or other body piercings, stay away from careful extraction of harmless skin sores in high-risk regions. In the event that a skin lesion should be eliminated for clinical reasons, this ought to be performed by a specialist with the best careful procedure, for instance, a plastic surgeon.
Keep the injury occluded and moist as this has been displayed to accelerate wound mending and decrease the possibilities of hypertrophic or keloid scar development. In the past silicone gel sheets were utilized to block the injuries yet these are costly and bulky to utilize. As of late, lightweight, non-tacky silicone gels have been fostered that can be applied to the injury whenever it has recuperated for example after around 7-10 days after the underlying injury. In people with a hazier complexion, where the injuries are on uncovered regions, a high element, a wide range of sunscreen can be applied on top of the silicone gel. This is vital to keep post-incendiary hyperpigmentation from happening in the scar, which can frequently be more cosmetically distorting than the actual scar.
Stay away from the extreme pressure of the injury. This is in the same place as great the surgical treatment shows its importance. When the stitches have been removed, micropore tape can be applied to the wound which is both occlusive and furthermore decreases pressure on the surgical scar.
With more serious types of acne keep away from over the top crushing or picking of sores.