Under normal circumstances scar tissue is a part of wound-healing process. Although some wounds heal perfectly and scars can be hardly noticed, some people have to deal with massive scars or there are individuals prone to excess scaring. This is particularly seen in people prone to keloids. There are various products, mostly creams, which may lessen the appearance of scars. Still, none of them is as effective as scar removal achieved by lasers. It is proven that lasers can successfully remove up to 80% of a scar and even prevent scar recurrence.
The procedure is recommended for people suffering from keloid scars, hyperthrophic scars and atrophic scars. However, there are certain patients who are not advised to undergo this type of scar removal. For instance, lasers are generally not applied on the skin affected by psoriasis, dermatitis or cystic acne. (more…)