There are several reasons why we often get facial scars. It can be due to a surgery or an injury that happened to us which involved our face or the most common reason is when we had acne. Depending on the extent of the scar, there are several scar treatments available that we can choose from.
If the facial scars that you have are not that visible and you would want to save money, you may opt to use natural ingredients. Massaging the affected area with Vitamin E, lavender oil, aloe vera, lemon juice, or oatmeal, among the other known options available out there can help improve the appearance of the facial scars. Word of precaution though, it may require you to have a lot of patience if you choose to use this option as it may take a long time before you can see the actual results.
Another scar treatment that you may choose is the use of scar removal creams. There are bottles of them out there specifically made to aid in the scars caused by acne. We have to be extra careful though in choosing the right cream most especially that you will be using it on your face. Never settle for something that is cheaper in price but will compromise the condition of your face in the end.
Before finally deciding to purchase any of the available scar removal creams in the market, it is advisable to go to a reputable dermatologist first for consultation. This is to determine which of them will really suit you. It will also help if you will check the ingredients and also to research about them. Reading articles or blogs about a certain product will help us in deciding whether to purchase one or not.
Aside from the different natural ingredients and creams available in the market today, there are also other scar treatments that you may opt to use. Those are some of the procedures that need to be done by a medical practitioner. It is still best to go to a reputable dermatologist even if it might cost you more rather than risking saving money but will give you regrets in the end. Always remember that it is our face that we need to deal with.
Some of the known scar removal options for facial scars are the following:
- Lasers – there are different types of laser suitable for the skin in our face. They are made of high grade materials known to be potent yet safe to be used even in the most sensitive skin in our face. The most common type of laser treatment known to treat facial scars are the pulsed dye, fractional and resurfacing.
- Dermabrasion – this is a type of surgery and should not be mistaken to be the same as the microdermabrasion since the latter is a non-surgical procedure. With this a certain layer of the patient’s skin will be removed and it requires anaesthesia and bleeding may also be observed.
- Skin Grafting – is a procedure for a worst type of facial scar. This requires a skin to be placed on the affected area, the skin that has to be used will also come from the patient itself, only that it is from a different part of the body.