Scars – Acne, Chicken Pox, Accident

In a scar normal skin cells are replaced by fibrous tissue thus changing skin texture in that area. A scar is devoid of hair follicles or sweat glands.

Different types of scars that are seen are:

  • Depressed scars
  • Hypertrophic scars
  • Keloids

    Leading causes include
  • Acne
  • Chicken pox
  • Post trauma
  • Post burns

    Certain skin diseases can also leave behind scarring.

  • Treatment

    The reality of scarring of skin is : Once a scar, Always a scar.

    However treatments for reduction of scar tissue are possible. Which include:

    Silicone based topical creams.

    Dermaroller for acne scars is very effective.

    Intralesional injections help with keloids and hypertrophic scars.

    Injectable fillers are also used in cases of depressed scars.

    In a scar normal skin cells are replaced by