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How To Reduce Scar Redness

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After a wound has healed the scar is commonly red and in some cases raised. This is a normal phase of the skin’s recovery process and most scars will turn into a more skin-like color eventually. Read on to find … Continue reading

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6 Widespread Myths on Treatment of Scars

Scars can embarrass people and make them self-conscious. Even worse, scar tissue can also cause pain, itch, and may restrict movement of joints and ligaments. Therefore it is important to treat them as well as possible. Poor advice about scar … Continue reading

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Scar Tissue

Scar tissue is the fibrous connective tissue that’s usually formed after an injury such as a cut, incision, or burn has occurred. It may also appear following skin conditions such as ulcers, acne, or psoriasis, or insect bites. Except for … Continue reading

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Hypertrophic Scars

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Hypertrophic scars are raised, darkened, rigid, nodular lesions which only occur in humans. In addition to cosmetic concern, these scars may cause pain, itch, contractures, and other functional impairments. Causes They are commonly caused by burns, wound closure with excess … Continue reading

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Vitamin C for Scars

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Vitamin C, also known as L-ascorbic acid, is important to the wound healing process. It contributes two important functions to healing. First, it is a powerful antioxidant that helps reduce oxygen free-radicals in a healing wound. And second, it’s also … Continue reading

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Hyperpigmentation, Causes and Treatment of Dark Spots and Scars

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Hyperpigmentation, What is it? The color of a person’s skin is referred to as pigmentation. The substance in the body that controls pigmentation is called melanin. Under normal conditions within the human body, melanin is produced at a level to … Continue reading

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Non-Surgical Scar Treatment

People who recently got a nasty cut, or just got released from surgery often wonder if there is a non-surgical scar treatment that they can use to fade away the often embarrassing mark of a cut. Scarring has many different … Continue reading

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