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How do scars form and how to stop bad scarring

[one_fourth]When you get a cut or have some sort of surgery, it takes time for the wound to heal and scar to form. After a wound closes, excessive water loss occurs for up to two years to reform itself.[/one_fourth] [one_fourth]As your skin attempts to heal itself, it starts to dehydrate which tells the cells in…
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Tummy tuck and scarring

An abdominoplasty or more commonly known as a tummy tuck is a procedure that is commonly used for sculpting the lower abdomen area. The procedure is usually performed to remove loose skin, any tummy fat as well as stretch marks. Most surgical procedures leave some sort of scarring once the wound has healed. This article…
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All you need to know on surgery scar treatment

If you are contemplating any kind of surgery, one of the first thoughts that pop into your mind is “will this leave a scar?”, and then “will the scarring be minimal or extremely visible? In this article we will discuss the most effective ways to treat scars and how to reduce the appearance of a…
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What to do and what not to do in the treatment of scars

Most of us have proof of a battle scar or two whilst growing up. Always a reminder of when learning how to ride a bicycle at a young age, knee surgery in high school, a run in with a paring knife whilst cooking a yummy meal and even C-section surgeries. These all leave some kind…
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Micro needling and the treatment thereafter

Micro needling is the new anti-aging craze hitting countries worldwide, and South Africa is included. It is a non-surgical procedure that involves a device that delivers tiny needle pricks in order to stimulate the skins natural healing process. The treatment is used to reduce wrinkles and scarring. A person usually has to go back for…
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How to get rid of scars

Scar removal treatments and remedies vary from the use of cucumber paste to honey and turmeric and various other remedies which we will discuss below. These remedies can all be tried but it is without doubt the use of medical grade silicone topical gel or silicone sheeting that works best and the fastest. We understand…
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Scars on the Face – Best way to reduce the appearance

Scars on the face can make a person very self concious, particularly if they are keloid scars or a much darker color than the surrounding skin. Irrespective of whether your scars are from a cut, a graze, surgery or even acne, following the regimen below will help improve the appearance of the scar. Wear UV protection…
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Scars and the emotional effects it can have

There are many types of scars which could be caused by many different things, but what most of them seem to have in common when someone has them is that they tend to have long term emotional effects on a person. That is not even mentioning the discomfort that a scar may be causing. The…
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Different types of acne scars

What causes scarring? Acne scarring tends to be genetically linked to a person’s unique inflammation response. A person with a secondary inflammatory response to trauma is more likely to scar than someone with a single inflammatory response to trauma. This is the reason that some people who suffer from acne get scars while others keep…
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Scar Heal Information

Scar Heal Silicone Gel sheets are self adhesive, and have been medically proven to be 90% effective in the treatment of scars that are red, dark or raised. Medical professionals use Scar Heal and have been able to successfully treat over a million patients. Scar Heal can be used during the day or night time,…
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