When the layer of our skin that is thick and deep known as the dermis gets damaged, that’s when the scar occurs. This usually happens once our wound heals. Scars can be classified into different types, there are those which can be seen as flat and some are those irritating ones which are very visible like the keloids which are the type of scar where you will see a certain formation of the skin tissue.
In our effort to hide those scars, some people tend to wear clothes or accessories that will cover them up. Although, there are times when this may be effective, it will not give us the lasting effect that we want which is to totally eliminate them. There are also some scars that can give us a pit-like appearance which are often known to be caused by a surgery, acne scars are also one good example of this. Another known type of scar is the one that we usually get when we gain or lose weight or during pregnancy, this is the worst type of stretch marks.
It is a known fact that we cannot completely remove the scars that we have but there are ways to improve its appearance. There are several known scar treatments in the market today that will help us in achieving the results that we want, however, with these; we need to be careful in choosing which of them will be beneficial for us. All of them promise to give us the result that we want to hear that is why we need to be extra careful and should not be easily deceived.
The most common treatment known to date is the application of scar removal cream. You can choose from either the cream type or the gel type which will be applied directly to the scar, this often aids in the improvement of the scar’s appearance. Gel type is known to be the most potent one since it contains ingredients that when applied to the skin has a more lasting effect.
While scar removal cream is known to be the most commonly used scar treatment, scars caused by acne is known as the most common type of scar. During our puberty stage we tend to have those pimples which can be very irritating at times and is sometimes hard to conceal, this is why what we usually do is to have it pricked, which then gives us those scars that are pit-like. There is also a tendency for us to have the pit-like scar when we have chicken pox.
There are several scar treatments which are being used for scar removal. These are often being done with the aid of a dermatologist. Scars can be removed via laser surgery wherein it may require you to have the procedure repeated several times before you can see the effect. It may also cost you a fortune when choosing this method. There are also skin peelings that you can undergo, you may choose from either using chemicals known to be harmless on the skin or acids that come from fruit which is safer. Peeling using particles of diamond is also one solution that is often recommended by dermatologist.
Before finally deciding on which is the best option for you, it is still best to consult your doctor so that you will not regret anything in the end.