Daily Archives: Thursday, February 2, 2012

Wound Healing and Scars

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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.  People with dark skin or those who tan easily are more likely to develop these… Read more »