Articles

This page contains articles about scars issues and related conditions written by doctors, specialists, journalists and individuals from professional bodies and organisations.

  • Acne Scarring

    Acne is one of the most common skin conditions that can affect up to 80% of the population at some point. In about 30% of people that have moderate to severe acne, perman...

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  • The management of Hypertrophic scars

    Abnormal pathological scars can be divided into two sub-groups; hypertrophic and keloid. The occurrence of these scars is a common clinical problem that can cause functi...

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    Colour-changing dressing created to identify infection in burns patients

    A new revolutionary type of medical dressing has been developed by scientists at the University of Bath. Scientists from the Department of Chemistry in Bath, in collabora...

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    Facial burns: the psychological impact

    A burn injury is often a devastating event that affects you both physically and psychologically. A scar on any part of your body can cause emotional distress and self-est...

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    Frostbite Treatment for Scars

    A pioneering hospital treatment aimed at removing scar tissue is being put into practice at Neath Port Talbot hospital in South Wales. The Cryoshape procedure, which is b...

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    Scars Uncovered – The stigma of scarring

    When it comes to treating scars, it is not necessarily just the physical element of the scar that needs treatment. A problem that can affect people with all different typ...

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    Scars in the Sun

    Scar tissue is incredibly sensitive and delicate, more so if it has recently developed, and due to this extra care must be taken when exposing your scars in the sun. How ...

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