How do you treat a scar?

As a result of an injury, operation, burn or skin disease, scars can heal easily in the short term or become aesthetically disturbing.

This regeneration of the skin tissue can take some time depending on the age, skin condition and location of the scar.

In fact we can have:

So-called hypertrophic scars because of their height above the skin and their thickness.

Atrophic scars that lie under the skin, such as B. acne or chickenpox

Keloid scars, these are scars that spread into the skin due to the itching they cause. They are difficult to deal with.

If the scar is painful and bothersome, besides natural treatment, there are several methods that can be used either by mother nature or by surgery, laser, or by grandmother’s recipe.

Let’s discover these different treatments together!

Natural scar treatment

In order for Mother Nature to do her work, when you have a wound, arm yourself with cleanliness and patience; without overshadowing other quick healing measures such as:

Resist the urge to scratch to avoid infection. Keep the scar breathable but protect it from extreme temperatures. Do regular massages. Clean and moisten the scar. Eat foods rich in silicon.

Aside from these provisions, how do you treat cosmetic surgery scars?

If, despite all these precautions, a scar is persistent and unsightly, it is essential to consult a doctor, especially if it itches and changes.

Several surgical or non-surgical methods can be used.


The scar tissue can be removed and replaced with another suture for a repair to regenerate the new one under better conditions and most importantly under supervision.

This is often only possible after a year.

The laser

Commonly used in the treatment of hypertrophic or keloid scars; or pigmented scars to best improve the texture of the skin.

Dermarestoration, dermabrasion and peeling

They are among the methods used with a device for atrophic scars such as acne scars. These microneedling dermal stimulations are performed by grinding or flaking the area of ​​skin to be treated on the face.

Or in other places if it’s an example of a chickenpox scar.

collagen injection

The collagen is injected directly into the scar through the syringe.

injection of steroids

Steroid injections are treatments for keloid scars and thus inhibit fibroblast proliferation and collagen synthesis.

Besides these surgical and non-surgical methods, we can make scars disappear without dermatologist or surgery thanks to natural remedies from our grandmothers….

Treat a grandma prescription scar

Right in our closets we find products that can help us fade scars.

It has a thousand and one virtues, making scars disappear is one of them because it stimulates tissue regeneration and moisturizes scarred skin.

Apply to the scar and leave to act, repeating several times.

You will let us know!

Used for diets or peels.

On cotton soaked in lemon juice and applied to the surface to be treated, leave to dry and rinse with warm water. By promoting cell regeneration, you will discover lemon’s anti-acne virtues.

With its peeling property, diluted in water and applied to the surface of the scar. Bicarbonate paste helps reduce the scar.

A little patience, it will go away with regular massages.

These natural wonders are well known in cosmetics.

Aloe vera gel applied as a daily massage also promotes the regeneration of skin cells. With its moisturizing, healing and anti-inflammatory properties right over red scars.

* Presse Santé strives to convey health knowledge in a language accessible to all. In NO CASE can the information given replace the advice of a doctor.

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