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Understanding stretch marks, and what happens to the skin when they are formed

October 17, 2013
StretchMarks

The experience of having a new born baby may be exciting and beautiful. However, the emergence of stretch marks or scarring during pregnancy is not. The skin produces a major protein called collagen which makes up the connective tissues in your skin. Although the skin is very elastic, overstretching disrupts the normal production of collagen […]

Posted in Scar Treatment,Skin Care Products,Stretch Marks — Written by Laser Treatment Clinic
 

Laser treatment can improve the appearance of surgical scars

August 28, 2012

Surgery is often used to treat serious medical problems, but it can also be used for cosmetic purposes. Whatever the reason for undergoing surgery, you are likely to be left with scars after the procedure has been completed and the skin has healed. Many surgical scars fade with time, but few disappear completely. If you […]

Posted in Scar Treatment — Written by Lindsey
 

Keloid scars and how to get rid of them

August 27, 2012

All of us have scars, which are the result of the skin’s healing process after cuts, burns, acne, abrasions or other types of damage occur to the skin. However, some people are unlucky enough to develop keloid scars, which can be much more difficult to live with. What are keloid scars? Keloid scars are the […]

Posted in Black Skin,Scar Treatment — Written by Lindsey
 

Laser treatment can make scars of all kinds invisible

August 25, 2012

Most of us have at least one scar on our skin, caused by any of the following: • Childhood scrapes and other injuries • Burns and cuts sustained in the kitchen • Self-harm • Accidents • Severe acne Most of these scars are permanent, or at least very long lasting. There are creams, lotions and […]

Posted in Scar Treatment — Written by Lindsey
 

If you have acne-prone skin, you could be at risk from acne scarring

August 23, 2012

Some people suffer from acne from adolescence well into adulthood, and the condition can be worse for some than others. If you have serious acne, you may be aware that you are at risk of acne scarring. The scars from acne can be very long-lasting, and they can form even if you follow all medical […]

Posted in Acne Treatment,Scar Treatment — Written by Lindsey
 

Laser treatment can improve the appearance of burn scars

August 8, 2012

When you burn your skin, it can cause the most visible scars. Many people experience burns in childhood, as at a young age, we don’t always realise the danger of open flames and hot water. The scars caused at any age are likely to remain visible for many years. They may fade and lighten in […]

Posted in Scar Treatment — Written by Markoff
 

How to avoid acne scars

August 4, 2012

Acne can be terrible to live with, causing many sufferers to have low self-esteem and low self-confidence. Just as bad as the acne itself, however, can be the scars acne can sometimes leave behind. Preventing acne scars There are a few ways you can prevent acne scars from forming. Follow these tips: • Never pick, […]

Posted in Acne Treatment,Scar Treatment — Written by Markoff
 

Types of scars and how to get rid of them

July 25, 2012

There are many different types of scars, some differing in their composition and some in how they were caused. Here are a few of the most common types of scars: • Hypertrophic scars. These are scars which develop when the body produces too much collagen. This causes the scar to end up raised above the […]

Posted in Scar Treatment,Stretch Marks — Written by Nicholas
 

Addressing the indelible imprint of scars with laser technology

July 14, 2012

It is sometimes the case that accidents and mishaps leave an indelible physical mark. They may not live long in the memory but there is always that physical reminder in the shape of a scar. For many people, scars present a problem that has ramifications in their personal lives and private lives. Those indelible physical […]

Posted in Scar Treatment — Written by Markoff
 

Self-harm and laser scar treatment

July 9, 2012

Scarring can be quite a sensitive issue for some people because it acts as a reminder of a troubled past. Self-harm is not uncommon in modern society and it occurs irrespective of social background and other factors. Some people learn to cope with their habit and some grow out of it, while others overcome it […]

Posted in Scar Treatment — Written by Nicholas
 
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