What is a Scar?
Scars on the face and body are often the results of both surgical and non-surgical wounds and depending on skin type and location may or may not heal in the most aesthetically pleasing manner. Scars form due to a trauma to the skin that has healed leaving a mark. More minor scars will typically heal and fade over time and become rather unnoticeable.
If you find yourself with a scar that is red, raised, indented, spreading or getting larger you may be looking for ways to improve the appearance. Scars can change over time and can even be affected by sun exposure. If you are bothered by your scar and would like to make it less noticeable there are cosmetic treatments available that can help.
Treatment for scars include:
- IPL- Photofacial
- Ablative and Non-Ablative resurfacing lasers
- Chemical peels
- Steroid Injections
- Surgical removal or revision
If you are interested in any of the above treatments to help fade or lessen the appearance of your scar, call Seattle Skin & Laser today to schedule an appointment. Our providers will assess your needs and recommend a treatment plan that is best fit for you.