What Are Scars?

Scar formations are a natural part of the skin healing process after being injured. They usually occur from trauma to the skin such as cuts or burns. Inflammatory conditions such as acne or as a result of surgical intervention.

Scars often appear as depressed and well-defined lessen. In some cases the scar tissue may thicken and protrude outwards. There are various factors that determine how your skin will scar, including depth and size of the wound, heredity, ethnicity and age. In many cases the appearance of scars can be reduced. See our treatment video for more information.