Scarred skin is not really a disease but the sign of some physical injury that could have happened from a sharp object like a knife. It is a tear in the skin that takes place because of any form of external damage, including itching pimples to deep or even due to a surgery, stitches because of deep cuts, some left over acne marks that went to deep also.
HOW IS SCARRED SKIN DIAGNOSED?
Scars are almost always diagnosed by visual inspection. There are a number of rare situations when it may be necessary to examine scar tissue under the microscope to confirm its true identity. This would require a biopsy of the skin and may require the injection of a local anesthetic. Sometimes other skin conditions can form in a scar and require a biopsy in order to be diagnosed.
HOW IS SCARRED SKIN TREATED?
Scars are mostly harmless because they are part of the natural healing process. Only superficial scars that become cosmetically undesirable may require removal. In some cases Scarred Skin may develop keloids. Injection of steroids helps flatten the fibrous scar tissue.
DID YOU KNOW?
With proper care and treatment, the scarred skin can be completely rejuvenated.