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What things make facial scarring more likely?
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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology
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In brief: Depth of injury
There may be an injury, an infection, a burn, or acne.
The extent of inflammation and the duration of it are factors. Delayed or primitive repair result in more scars. Genetic factors and darker skin effect the final appearance of a scar. Vitamins such as vit. E are not useful, but lubrication with any emollient yields better healing. Antibiotics such as Bacitracin are not useful, cause allergic r.

In brief: Depth of injury
There may be an injury, an infection, a burn, or acne.
The extent of inflammation and the duration of it are factors. Delayed or primitive repair result in more scars. Genetic factors and darker skin effect the final appearance of a scar. Vitamins such as vit. E are not useful, but lubrication with any emollient yields better healing. Antibiotics such as Bacitracin are not useful, cause allergic r.
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Dr. M. Christine Lee
Dermatology
In brief: Picking or squeezing
Many things can cause facial scarring including acne breakouts, recurrent and frequent rashes such as eczema and psoriasis which causes someone to scratch and rub their face.
There are also certain conditions that cause someone to pick nervously at their own face causing scars. Picking at the skin or squeezing pimples is a common cause of scarring.

In brief: Picking or squeezing
Many things can cause facial scarring including acne breakouts, recurrent and frequent rashes such as eczema and psoriasis which causes someone to scratch and rub their face.
There are also certain conditions that cause someone to pick nervously at their own face causing scars. Picking at the skin or squeezing pimples is a common cause of scarring.
Dr. M. Christine Lee
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