Top
10
Doctor insights on: Remedies For Scars

Share
1

1
What is a good home remedy for scars?

What is a good home remedy for scars?

Nothing is perfect..: But please be aware that scars will fade with time and take 6-12 months to mature. In the meantime, avoid sunburn or suntan while the scar is still pink. Otc medications such as mederma may help to improve the appearance of the scar. Scars often look their worst about 6 weeks after the injury. If the appearance worsens after that, you may want to see your doctor. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Ed Friedlander
1,949 doctors shared insights

Scars (Definition)

A scar a condition in which an injury (a cut, ...Read more


2

2
Is contractubex or Mederma an effective remedy for scars on my legs caused by pimple like blotches?

Is contractubex or Mederma an effective remedy for scars on my legs caused by pimple like blotches?

Scar Away works !: I am not impressed with Mederma for scar improvement. I recommend Scar Away and other Silicone based scar treatments. They work by creating a hydrostatic charge at the top of the skin to help align fibroblasts and collagen . They really work. we use them in plastic surgery and they are available over the counter. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
3

3
Does anyone know any home remedys for scars?

Does anyone know any home remedys for scars?

Excellent wound care: Good home remedy of a scar begns with excellent and meticulous care of the initial wound causing the scar. In general. Clean, moist wounds whose edges are well approximated under minimal tension will tend to produce optimal scarring. Gentle cleansing of a contaminated wound with subsequent moist dressings will general produce the least prominent scar. Scar massage/pressure/occlusion may help. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
4

4
Please tell me what are some home remedies for scars?

Please tell me what are some home remedies for scars?

Do not work: Home remedies do not work for scars. Save your time and see a medspa doctor. She will show you the available lasers available as well as compounded prescription creams that can help decrease the color if that is an issue. If it is not dark the creams do not help. The ablative lasers to include CO2 , erbium, and Q switched may be more helpful. They also help with stretch marks. Good luck. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
5

5
What are some home remedies for scar removal or lightening them?

What are some home remedies for scar removal or lightening them?

Yes a few options: Yes, but in the meantime consider avoidance of sun exposure with sunscreens, topical elastic gel sheeting, scar massage, and pressure therapy. If the scar continues to grow beyond 6 weeks, consider steroid injections. Also consider e use of skin bleaching agents for hyperpigmentation scars. Ultimately surgery may be necesssary. ...Read more

7

7
How do I get rid of deep dark scars caused by mosquito bites etc any natural remedies for scars? Or medical advice on what I can do to help? ??thanks

How do I get rid of deep dark scars caused by mosquito bites etc any natural remedies for scars?  Or medical advice on what I can do to help? ??thanks

Scars & VitaminE: Life holds no guarantees as we know, but vitamin e oil placed directly on the scar regularly can help to fade or remove the scar. You can get a bottle of it in the drug store. It's inexpensive and worth a try; just be patient. ...Read more

8

8
What is an effective home remedy for facial scars?

What is an effective home remedy for facial scars?

Yes a few options: Yes, but in the meantime consider avoidance of sun exposure with sunscreens, topical silastic gel sheeting, scar massage, and pressure therapy. If the scar continues to grow beyond 6 weeks, consider steroid injections. Also consider e use of skin bleaching agents for hyperpigmentation scars. Ultimately surgery may be necesssary. ...Read more

9

9
Need some really good and easy remedy for acne scars?

Need some really good and easy remedy for acne scars?

Nothing easy: Even a dermatologist or plastic surgeon cannot remove acne scars. They may be made less visible by laser treatment, dermabrasion, microsurgery or injecting a filler. I'm sorry that your acne was not treated when it should have been, and i hope that you able to get some help. ...Read more

10

10
Please describe a good home remedy for acne scars?

Home remedy acne: The treatment of acne scars depends on the depth, color, and deformity caused by the scars. Sunscreen, gentle cleanser, and non-comedogenic makeup can help reduce the appearance of scars. Microdermabrasion, dermabrasion or surgical excision may be required to remove scars. ...Read more