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Tag archive: scar treatment

Treatment for Hyperpigmentation Scars

Over the years we have seen many clients with hyperpigmentation scars. Hyperpigmentation scars can happen for many reasons, but the most common cause is trauma to the skin and stretch marks. Just a few years ago, we could not do much for these types of scars. Since the 1540 Fractional hit the cosmetic world, things…

Non-ablative Fractional Laser vs. Ablative

The cosmetics industry started out treating scars with CO2 lasers without truly knowing the effects that it might have on olive-toned skin and ice-pick scarring. When it became clear that CO2 lasers sometimes made scars worse and they had to turn away clients with darker skin. Now, they have developed a fractional non-ablative laser that…

Best Way to Treat a New Scar

When you get a new scar, it is important to treat it properly from the beginning. Scars are a natural healing process after an injury, but whether it gets worse – either deeper or wider – may depend on how you treat it. The first step is to keep the area clean and free from…

Scar Revision 2

Vancouver scar revision treatments and technology has come a long way the last 7 years. We no longer have to put clients through a lot of down time. When the industry first started using laser for scars in 1990, they were using a laser called Ablative CO2 laser resurfacing. As a witness to many people being treated…

Scar Revision

Scars on our skin come and go but some scars are more visible than others, leading to insecurities in some people. Luckily, there is a solution to diminish and camouflage scars through Scar Revision treatments. Revision procedures vary which include laser resurfacing, microdermabrasion, steroid injection, skin flap surgery, fractional laser, z-plasty, graft surgery, surgical removal…

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