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Skin City Waged War against Scars

Scarring can have a profound impact on someone's self-confidence, no matter if the mark was created by a burn, genetic condition or acne. Psychological, emotional and social effects of scars are notable among people who suffer from visible scars. In other words, people who carry visible scars on the hands, arms, neck, and face suffer from embarrassment and low self-esteem. To fight the battle against Scars, ...

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Can Chicken Pox Scars Be Treated?

Chicken Pox is a disease which not only leaves your skin scarred but it also is a painful and traumatic experience. Typically, chicken pox scars appear as round, depressed marks on the face. Inflammation of the skin, which is common with chickenpox, can lead to scars with a sunken appearance. Many people want to reduce or remove these scars, especially when they’re on the face. So, read on to learn some of ...

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Are Stretch Mark Creams Stretching The Facts?

We hate to be the bearers of bad news but stretch mark creams might not be the miraculous skin-savers some of us thought they were. We all want beautiful skin, but somewhere deep down, we’re afraid to develop those unwanted scars. The concern is legit. Because stretch marks are a different kind of scars and they tend to stay permanently. And adding to the misery, they’re of three different types- striae rub ...

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How To Lose Weight Without Getting Stretch Marks?

Stretch marks are like little souvenirs from life’s milestones. Puberty, pregnancy, weight loss and weight gain all may leave behind these indentation lines on the skin. While most people aren’t immune from them, it’s best to treat stretch marks as soon as you notice them. This not only helps prevent more from showing up, but it will also help treat the existing stretch marks. There are 4 Golden Rules to Av ...

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Is It Safe To Treat Stretch Marks In Pregnancy?

Stretch marks after pregnancy is a harsh reality you have to deal with, just like busy schedules and swollen ankles. When a baby is healthy and is rapidly growing, tissue tension is bound to cause stretch marks and when the baby develops poor growth, still a mother's malnutrition will also cause stretch marks. Rest easy, though, because Skin City is here to help. A Brief Overview Of Pregnancy Stretch Marks ...

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What Causes Keloid?

Keloids are the inherent defect in the body’s wound healing process. They’re a type of raised scar. They occur where the skin has healed after an injury, and can grow to be much larger than the original injury that caused the scar. Anything that can cause a scar can cause a keloid. This includes being burned, cut, or having severe acne. Keloids can also develop after you get a body piercing or a tattoo, or ...

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What Is The Fastest Way To Get Rid Of Stretch Marks?

For many of us, stretch marks are those unwelcome scars that we'd like to just magically disappear. Stretch marks, or striae, mostly emerge on the abdomen, buttocks, thighs and breasts due to a certain kind of tension on skin which is more than the strength of the elastin and collagen fibres of skin. What Causes Stretch Marks? Stretch marks are usually caused by one, or more, of the following: Hormonal chan ...

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Can Bypass Heart Surgery Scar Be Removed?

India is seen as diabetes and coronary heart disease capital of the world. According to the current estimates, India will soon have the highest number of heart disease cases in the world. Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG) is a respite for heart patients. However, a heart surgery leaves a distinctive mark, generally painless, but they may be cosmetically unpleasant. In some cases, scars on the skin can ...

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Are Keloids Different Than Scars?

Keloids tend to be larger scars than the wound edges themselves and are often described as having edges that spill over.  On the other hand, hypertrophic scars do not have edges that spill over but do rise upwards. These scars can occur due to a minor injury (even from just from a pimple), or due to a more invasive wound. Any injury beyond the body’s healing capacity will be replaced with collagen tissue an ...

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Can Lasers Help In Treating Acid Burn Scars

It is said that every scar tells a story and in India, there has been a rise in acid burn cases due to increased media exposure, hate crimes, and easy availability of caustic acids. Acid burn victims undergo physical, mental, social trauma, often leading to severe anxiety, depression and lowered self-esteem. According to Dr. Niteen Dhepe, any kind of scar — acne, burn, traumatic, and surgical — is improved ...

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