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In the course of life, an average of 30 scars develops in humans. Patient, with severe acne and stretch marks will even have many more scars.
Scars may lead to an impairment of the body and the soul.
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There a multiple different scar types: They can reach above the skin level (hypertrophic scars) or lies below the skin level (atrophic scars). Scars can have different shapes (linear of flat) and different color compared to the surroundings, i.e. they can be darker or lighter.
Scars below skin level
Scars at skin level
Body & Soul: Tissue damage not only leads to an externally more or less visible scar (Body Scar) with functional, medical and/or aesthetic impaiments, but often also to an internal psychological trauma (Soul Scar).
A detailed initial consultation with Dermatology or Plastic Surgery forms the basis for successful individual treatment.
Depending on the findings of the initial examination other specialists are consulted such as:
1) Avoidance : The best scar is no scar. Through the development of new (minimally invasive) surgical techniques (e.g. endoscopic surgical techniques), longs scar are no longer needed in many cases. Laproscopic Unit.
If a scar cannot be avoided, it should be as less noticible as possible: Golden CET rules (“Dermatological Secrets”)
a. Consult before scar (stretch mark consultation at 2 trimester)
b. Evaluation before scar (early systemic acne treatment)
c. Treatment before scar (scar suppression after surgery/injury
3) Correction :
If a scar is established, there are multiple treatment options to improve it. Very often several treatment option are used in combination. The choice of treatment option(s) is determined by the type of scar.
4) Coverage :
Some scars can no longer be improved by any conservative and surgical measures (e.g. pigment changes). Appropriate scar cover can make these scars appear less noticeable
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