Scar formation is a natural part of the healing process that occurs when the skin repairs wounds caused by injury, surgery or disease. The time skin takes to heal will vary depending on the degree of damage, the type of scar, the age of the person, general health etc., and the longer it takes to heal the greater the chance of a noticeable scar. During scar formation the body produces collagen fibres to close the wound and the affected area of the skin will appear red and thick. When this process is prolonged or disrupted, (e.g. infection) abnormal scar formation occurs.
There are several different types of scar and the choice of treatment depends on the type of scar you have. Halo Aesthetics offers a range of treatments to suit several types of scarring.