5 Tips for Getting the Most From Your Scar Treatment Gel

So, you have just purchased the top scar treatment product on the market and now all you have to do is apply it once a day and your scar will vanish, right?  If only it were that easy. Over the past 15-plus years, we have had thousands of customers use our scar treatment products with… Read more »

Minimizing Mole Scars Through Treatment

Moles are unusual growths on the skin which are typically raised. Some people prefer to have their moles surgically removed, whether it’s due to a dermatologist’s recommendations or the preference of a complexion without moles. There are several procedures available, although they all involve a high likelihood of scars afterwards. The size, depth and location… Read more »

How and Why Scars Form

The skin is a sensory organ; the body’s largest organ. When the skin is opened, either by accident or through surgical incisions, the injury typically results in a scar. Understanding how and why scars form can make it easier to understand how they heal and how to care for your skin. Scar Formation When the… Read more »

Hypertrophic Scars: Prevention and Treatment Solutions

When the skin forms a scar, it doesn’t always appear flat and even with the rest of the surface. Some are more prominent in their appearance, like the hypertrophic scar. They are typically red and rise above the surrounding skin’s surface. There is no set reason why some people develop hypertrophic scars and others don’t,… Read more »

How to Lessen Facelift Scars

Most people who undergo facelifts are hoping for an improved appearance after their plastic surgery procedures. They may have wrinkles, jaw line fullness or lines caused by aging that they want to go away.  A facelift requires incisions to allow the surgeon to lift and tighten the skin for a fresher, younger appearance. As with… Read more »

Ear Piercing Scars: Causes and Solutions

When most people get their ears pierced, they plan on having a small hole with flat surrounding tissue that is comfortable and easy to decorate with jewelry. In some cases, a bump develops instead. It’s a scar. These can be caused from placement problems, when jewelry doesn’t fit right and from impact injuries. The earlobe… Read more »

A Closer Look at Keloid Scars

Keloid scars have long been studied by doctors. They are more noticeable than regular scars because they have a bright, puffy and reddish appearance. They also develop beyond the natural borders of the original wound. These scars can cause particular concern for the patient, making them feel self-conscious and uncomfortable. Who’s At Risk for Keloids?… Read more »

Summertime Scar Management Tips

Now that it’s summertime, you might be interested in spending more time out in the sunshine and fresh air. Care should be taken to avoid direct sunlight on active scars. The most noticeable effect is hyperpigmentation. This means that the scarred area develops a red or even purple appearance. The coloration doesn’t dissipate easily. The… Read more »