Scars are a completely normal part of the body’s healing process and can occur even after the smallest injury to the skin. Most scars fade over time, generally becoming paler and more difficult to see and, whilst most people aren’t bothered about the appearance of scars, they can make others feel self-conscious.
If you are undergoing cosmetic surgery, then post-procedure scarring might be one of your biggest concerns. After all, the point of cosmetic surgery is to boost your confidence, so suffering from severe scarring could have the opposite effect.
A lot of cosmetic surgery patients also don’t want visible scars so that others don’t know they have had the procedure. Your surgeon should advise on the best care for scar reduction following your surgery, but fortunately, there are some things that you can do to minimise the risk of developing significant scarring. Let’s find out more.