Monthly Archives: February 2012

Scar Medicine: Healing 2 Types of Sternotomy Scars

February is Heart Month. This brings to mind the topic of heart surgery, which is a way to treat problems such as coronary heart disease and heart failure. Heart surgery is also used for transplants and repairing heart valves. Much … Continue reading

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Wound Healing and Scars

Because healing  processes vary, even a perfect wound closure performed by a skilled physician can result in a scar.  In certain patients, scars can become raised, reddened and firm.  These “hyper” enlarged scars are known as hypertrophic or keloid scars.  … Continue reading

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