Dermatology - diseases of the skin

Scars on the skin


Scars on the skin

Scar is an abnormal formation of connective tissue after injury to the dermis. After injury or surgery scars are initially thick and pink but with time become white and atrophic.

Causes of scarring on the skin:

  • Acne (acne)
  • Burns
  • shingles ( viral disease, which involved nirvna system, pain may persist after the resolution of all lesions)
  • Suppurative hydradenitis ( chronic suppurative disease resulted in formation of scars. Often located in the armpit, in the crotch, under the Breasts in women)
  • Keloid
  • Chickenpox (an infectious disease, a highly contagious pathogen that same as for herpes, I had been ill people often lifelong immunity, is transmitted by airborne droplets and through the liquid in the bubbles on the body)

Which doctor to consult for diagnosis and treatment of scars:

  • dermatologist
  • allergist(for allergic diseases)
  • the surgeon ( purulent Riesch.eg. carbuncle, furuncle, etc., especially when multiple items or large)
  • infectious disease(infectious diseases)
  • neurologist( with herpes zoster because of the involved nervous system)
  • oncologist( if tumors)

Treatment and removal of scars on skin

Causes of scarring on the skinScar tissue, in fact, is formed when the skin there is neprimirimost, due to a pathological or traumatic event. Some scars may dissolve and eventually disappear, while others may worsen and become even darker and brighter.

Before asking a question: “How to remove the scar?”, you should determine its type. Scars can be divided into the following types: normotroficheskie, atrophic, hypertrophic and keloid.

FOLLOWING

The first time this scar has a raised appearance and reddish color, this is a normal reaction to trauma. During the year, the scar lightened and smoothed, there is a sensitivity and elasticity. This is the most favorable scar appearance.

ATROPHIC

Atrophic scar is formed as a result of insufficient recovery of the tissue (collagen fibers formed in small quantity). This scar looks like a dent is stuck on the skin.

HYPERTROPHIC

Hypertrophic scar is always dense and acts on the skin surface. This scar appears as a result of excessive regeneration of the skin, or the presence of complications at the site of injury, such as inflammation or scar tissue tension.

KELOID

This type of hypertrophic scars due to high collagen production. Hypertrophy develops on the surface of the skin, the scar grows beyond the wound or seam, creating an elevation on the skin. In addition keloid scar extends into the deeper layers of the skin.

Injections for scars removal

the Biorevitalization, will help get rid of atrophic and normotrophic scars. The bottom line is doing preparations based on hyaluronic acid – biorevitalization that promote rapid tissue regeneration. Biorevitalization is recommended after laser skin resurfacing.

the Contouring effectively removes atrophic scars (scars).
Using a thin needle to the area of the scar, the gel is injected fillers, which are based contain hyaluronic acid. The result is visible instantly, the scar is filled and leveled. But there is a minus, these fillers have a temporary effect that lasts from 6 to 12 months.

the Injection correction is suitable for hypertrophic and keloid scars. The procedure involves the conduct of a drug Diprospan that smoothes and reduces scars.