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Start Scar Therapy Quickly After Injury for Best Results

You can un-stretch your stretch marks, and treat scars with many new technologies available.

These can be relatively older or new scars.But beginning no later than 6 weeks after an injury or after acquisition like in pregnancy is best.

Scaring is minimized if the tissue is elastic. So begin massaging the area in question right away after the scar was created..

Once scars are thick they still can be thinned, but some may need some steroid injection to thin.

It would be rare to need to fully excise a scar, but sometimes that is the best solution.

Some scars have color, and using the right wavelength of light can help minimize that coloration.

The issue is which technology or combination therapies to use. Here are some things to discuss with your cosmetologist, according to the Hada Cosmetic Medicine experts.


Suzanne Trupin, MD, Board Certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist and owner of Women's Health Practice, Hada Cosmetic Medicine, and Hatha Yoga and Fitness

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