Scar Treatment Jul 2, 2020 / by Complete Family Dermatology Team
If you have had surgery or a wound, then a scar might develop. These are often unsightly, so many people want to have them removed. However, before you choose any scar treatment, you should visit your dermatologist. There are several reasons for you to visit a professional first.
Have a Dermatologist Look At ItIt might seem obvious to you that there is a scar, but it is important to have a dermatologist look at it before getting treatment. One reason for this is that scars are more complex than they look. For effective and safe treatment, it is important that the person who takes care of it knows about the type of scar you have.Depending on the type, you might need one of a variety of treatments. The amount of time you have had the scar and your age also play a big role in the treatment. A dermatologist can tell you several useful pieces of information, including:
- The type of scar it is
- What treatment is needed
- When to have it treated
- If the scar may fade in due time and not require treatment