What is the Best Scar Cream?

Ah, a question for the ages. We all have scars, some small, some large, some worse than others. Whether you got yours from a burn, accident, cut or surgery, you likely want to know how you can minimize its appearance. Scar creams and gels are a great answer. The best one is the one with… Read more »

Plastic Surgery Scars and Treatment

Scars resulting from plastic surgery are different from other types of scars.  Consequently, the way in which they fade and how they respond to treatment over time may differ as well. While a good plastic surgeon will take measures to limit scarring, the post-operative scar management process can significantly affect the appearance of scars too…. Read more »

Acne Scars

How they occur, how to prevent them and how to treat them Acne scars usually result from inflamed blemishes caused by skin pores that have filled with excess oil, dead skin cells and bacteria. What happens? Well, the pore swells, then causes a break in the follicle wall, with shallow lesions being more mild and… Read more »

Keloids: What They Are and How to Remove Them

You may have heard of this type of scar, but what is it exactly? Keloids are basically abnormal scars that grow beyond the boundary of the original injury site. They are characterized by a raised and ill-defined growth of skin in that area, featuring a raised appearance that looks red and may be itchy at… Read more »

Can a Scar Cream Work on Burn Scars?

The short answer is yes. Scar creams and gels do indeed work on most burn scars. However, it will depend on the severity and type of burn you sustained. Burns can result when your skin touches something too hot, such as a stove top, or when you get scalded with boiling water. It can also… Read more »