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Scar & Stretch Mark

Surgery Information

Pigmentation

  • Scars are left after a wound or after surgery. These scars are treated by scar removal treatments, but they will never be able to be erased completely. So, the correct procedural name should be scar improvement rather than scar removal.
  • Stretch mark occurs when the epidermal layer becomes thin and the collagen and elastin gets damaged, which appears like a line on skin surface. As the time goes by, the red stretch mark turns into white stretch mark. It is very difficult to remove the white stretch mark completely, so it is very important to get a treatment at the beginning stage.

What is Scar

Types of scars are very diverse and vary depending on the cause and area of the scar and the degree of skin damage and skin type. If the scarring occurs on joints where there is a lot of movement, it may interfere with athletic performance and it can also be accompanied with itching and tingling. Even though the scar does not give any functional problems, it is required to get treatment since scars are highly visible.

Types of Scar

Treatment method

Stretched Scar

The skin around the scar had been pulled and the scar becomes wider. It occurs often in growing children or young people.

Hypertrophic Scar

The skin surface is hard and prominent with redness. At first, the size grows but it does not grow beyond the damaged area. It gets smaller and lighter after 6-18 months. It appears frequently in children and teenagers who have quick collagen production.

Dented Scar

Dented scar occurs due to damaged dermis and subcutaneous fat. Usually, there are hundreds of scars on the face that are scratched with a fingernail which are occurred as subcutaneous fat under the skin is damaged. In addition, indented scars can also be occurred after surgical sutures.

Keloid Scars

It looks similar to hypertrophic scars, but does not get smaller even after 6 to 18 months and spreads to normal skin. Keloid scars in many cases are recurrent after resection so it is very important to accurately diagnose the Keloid scars before the treatment.

The Cause of Stretch Mark

01. Stretched Skin

During the excessive weight gain or adolescent growth, the skin is stretched for a long time which causes a stretch mark. Usually, it occurs on arms, thighs, abdomen, hips, calves, and chest. For women after pregnancy, it occurs on abdomen area or muscle areas after weight training.

02. Adrenocortical Hormones

There is a relation between stretch mark and adrenocortical hormones. After pregnancy, it may increase the secretion of female hormones and adrenocortical hormones, which can cause excess stretch marks. This symptom can be found highly in patients with Cushing's syndrome.

03. Genetic Predisposition

Since the same stretch marks occur on identical twins, it is also reported that the cause can be also genetic predisposition.

The Process of Stretch Mark

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Stretch mark occurs when the epidermal layer becomes thin and the collagen and elastin gets damaged, which appears like a line on skin surface. As the time goes by, the red stretch mark turns into white stretch mark. It is very difficult to remove the white stretch mark completely, so it is very important to get a treatment at the beginning stage.

Treatment method of Laser

Scars are left after a wound or after surgery. These scars are treated by scar removal treatments, but they will never be able to be erased completely. So, the correct procedural name should be scar improvement rather than scar removal.

Recommended Procedures (Injection Therapy)

Recommended Procedures (Injection Therapy)

PRP Injection : Skin Regeneration Effect by Own Blood

It is called blood skin regeneration. The effect can be maximized by injecting on the regenerating areas after the laser treatment.

Baby Injection : Skin Texture Improvement by Collagen and Elastin Creation

A therapy using a MTS for injecting a growth factor to the skin dermis, to nourish the cells that provides an excellent effect on the creation and maintenance of collagen and elastin cell function. The advantage is that the size of the particles are very small and it can be injected very well into the skin.

Treatment Process

  • Consultation with specialistSTEP 01 Consultation with specialist
  • CleansingSTEP 02 Cleansing
  • Apply anesthesia creamSTEP 03 Apply anesthesia cream
  • Customized laser treatmentSTEP 04 Customized laser treatment
  • Cool down after treatmentSTEP 05 Cool down after treatment
  • Wrap upSTEP 06 Wrap up