The AAD's Coronavirus Resource Center will help you find information about how you can continue to care for your skin, hair, and nails. To help care for your skin during the coronavirus pandemic and beyond, the AAD recommends these tips from board-certified dermatologists. You can get a rash from poison ivy any time of the year. You can expect permanent results in all but one area. Do you know which one? If you want to diminish a noticeable scar, know these 10 things before having laser treatment.
Laser Treatment for Scars: What You Should Know
Facial Scar Revision Surgery – Precision Medical Arts
Scar revision surgery will attempt to minimize a scar so that it is less conspicuous and blends in with the surrounding skin tone and texture. Medications are administered for your comfort during the surgical procedures. The choices include local anesthesia, intravenous sedation and general anesthesia. Your doctor will recommend the best choice for you.
Treatment Options for Facial Scars
Skin injury that affects multiple layers of skin, whether due to trauma, surgery, burns, acne or other conditions, can result in scarring that affects both appearance and function. Once a scar forms, it is permanent, but skillful scar treatment can restore mobility of the face and make the appearance of scars less obvious. Kofi Boahene, a Johns Hopkins facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon, explains the "Need to Know" about the types of scars of the face and neck that can be revised, timing of scar removal, and special approaches for ethnic skin scar revision. Contact Us.
Laser therapy uses focused beams of light to treat damaged areas on the body. It can remove tumors and other growths, improve vision, stop hair loss, and treat pain. Laser therapy can also improve the appearance of scars.