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Answered 2006-07-14 06:47:15

I have had three operations on my tummy and I have three scars. A good idea is to massage vitamin E cream into your scar every night before you go to bed.

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Bio oil can reduce the appearance of scars with regular use


A Vitamin E oil or lotion will help heal your skin and reduce the appearance of scars.


There are many types of creams and lotions that can reduce the appearance of scars, unfortunately there isn't a procedure that will remove scars completely. That being said there are some plastic surgeries than can greatly reduce them.


Scars are permanent, but there are some creams that will reduce the appearance.


Cocoa butter can moisturize the skin and allow the cells to reproduce more rapidly and reduce the appearance of scars. There are also scar specific creams that can help reduce scarring.


Bio oil, usually used by pregnant women to reduce the appearance of stretch marks...works fantasic on the face as well to reduce boil scars as well as leaving the skin in great condition.


Vitamin E is thought by many to help reduce the appearance of scars by taking supplements. However, it is frowned upon to rub it directly on the skin.


Yes, there are home treatments to reduce the appearance of acne scars. There are creams, both over-the-counter and prescription, that can be used. Vitamin E supplements have also been shown to reduce the appearance of scars. You should speak with a dermatologist in order to decide what products may work best for you. Cocoa butter and vitamin E are both helpful in removing scars, as well as many other blemishes and skin marks.


Shea Butter can help Also, there are cosmetic surgeries to reduce the appearance of scars


Cica Care silicone scar sheets are used to reduce the appearance of scars on your skin. They are self adhesive and are placed on the scars. Also, the sheets can be cleaned and reused for up to 28 days.


You can get scars by getting cut or scratched and picking at your scab. To reduce your chances to get scars be precocious about being scratched! If you want scars scratch all those scars!!! But NEVER EVER cut yourselfpurposely !!


A Lemon & honey mixture will help with the scars.The lemon is used as a bleaching & lightening agent.Also helping to reduce the appearance of the scars visible.The honey is used to exfoliate & also lighten.Also using acne facial wash & scrubs for acne scars.


Cocoa butter lotion moisturizes the skin and is known to help prevent or reduce the appearance of scars. Regular application of cocoa butter lotion creates softer skin and helps to reduce stretch marks.


There are many medications to get rid of acne scars. Depending on the severity of acne however you will not be able to eliminate the scars. You can reduce them with the right remedy.


The short answer is that you can't eliminate acne scars, not truly. Before looking into things you can do to reduce your scarring, your best bet is to first make sure you have gotten rid of the acne so that you won't get it in the future and then work on accepting your scars, understanding that they don't define you. There are various cosmetic surgical procedures that you can have to reduce the appearance of acne scars. The kind of procedures that would be used in any person's particular case would completely depend on the kind of scars he or she has. All procedures are expensive and almost certainly not covered by insurance and it is almost certain that you will not be able to get rid of the appearance of scars completely. Basically, if you were to decide to get surgery, you would still need to be realistic about the kind of improvement you expect. Unfortunately, the best way to get rid of acne scars is to get acne treated when you're young so that you never get the scars. It's very sad that educators, parents, and the medical community do not do a better job of recognizing the pain that acne (and later, acne scars) brings to people so that they can intervene before the acne gets out of hand.


Scars form whenever multiple skin layers have been injured or affected by trauma or injury such as burns, lacerations and deep cuts.Scars are permanent, although their appearance may be reduced through various cosmetic procedures.Scars are not only a physical detriment to many, but can affect the function of the mouth, eyes, and nose as well as movement in the extremities.While most people don't worry too much about mild to moderate scars in most body locations unless they're extensive and affect mobility, facial scars carry with them a stigma that severely hampers self-esteem and confidence in many.Various treatments are available to help reduce the appearance of scars. Different treatments and procedures are offered for different types of scars.


You Could Try Bio Oil This Helps Reduce The Showing Of Scars Strecth Marks Etc Hopes This Helps


If you are trying to reduce the visibility of your acne scars, you just need to head to your kitchen. Juice from a fresh squeezed lemon applied to the skin and left on for about 15 minutes not only reduces the appearance of the scars but it lightens you skin as well. You can also use apple cider vinegar twice daily on a cotton ball then rubbed onto your scars. Just be sure to rinse your face thoroughly after about 10 minutes.


Bio Oil is good at reducing the appearance of scars and stretch marks. Use it daily with a moisturizer and scars and stretch marks will gradually fade.


Depending on the the types of eye creams you are using will determine whether you'll get good results. Cream that contains PurCellin oil such as Bio-Oil helps to reduce the appearance of wrinkles, scars and such.


== == My sister has acne scars and she has been to a dermatologist. They said that they can do a chemical peel which will help to get rid of or reduce the appearance of the scars. A chemical peel should only be considered once you are fairly sure your acne breakout days are over, otherwise it will be pointless procedure. You may also want to try a few more mild products on your skin such as some over the counter facial scrubs, benzoyl peroxide, etc.


nope, but it can reduce the appearance of it. i would recommend using a moisturiser and then applying foundation this will help suck up excess oil and again reduce the appearance.


Olay revial cream will help you reduce fine lines and wrinkles which will help prevent scarring.


Vitamin E has been known to reduce scars over time. Products that contain vitamin E also have ingredients to moisturize the skin.


There is no way to get rid of a scar. You can however buy creams or have surgery to lesson the appearance of scars.



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