How Scar Tissue Is Formed and How To Heal Scars

The formation of scars is caused by trauma to the skin. Under the area of trauma, healing cells called fibroblasts migrate to the site of the injury. These fibroblasts cover over the damaged area and form collagen, which is the building block of scar tissue. Normally, collagen fibers line up in a parallel fashion, forming… Read more »

A Lesson On Breast Reduction and the Precedure’s Scars

Breast reduction, a procedure to decrease breast size by removing fat and skin from the breasts is one of the top five reconstructive plastic surgery procedures performed in the United States. No, that’s not a misprint, I did say Breast Reduction. Sorry guys. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, there were approximately 106,179… Read more »

Remove Tummy Tuck Scars Safely and Quickly!

A tummy tuck, or Abdominoplasty, is a procedure to remove excess skin and or fat from the abdominal area. Accoding to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, there were approximately 148,410 tummytucks performed in 2007. Although this procedure often results in phenomenally positive changes in the appearance of the patient, there is one negative that… Read more »

A Brief Article on “Scars 101” and the Best Scar Healing Methods

Nearly everyone has a  scar somewhere on their body. Some people wear their scars as a badge of honor while others incur them after an injury and then simply forget about them. But for many people scars can be a painful reminder of the past or an imperfection that hinders their ability to enjoy life… Read more »