Skin is a seamless organ, like a fine cloth protecting valuable assets. Imagine a piece of silk. Just one small tear can make a big difference in how it looks. And it's the same with skin. Any burn, injury, or other trauma, such as surgery, can cause a scar.

Our expert surgeons provide a full range of dermatologic, reconstructive and aesthetic treatments options at Sharkawy Clinics.

scars treatment by surgeries and injections

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The skin is an organ that protects our bodies from infection. Throughout our lives, we have experiences that injure our skin, leaving behind a scar. The formation of scars depends on many factors, including: 

  • How large the wound is; 

  • The person’s age, sex, and ethnicity (nationality/heritage); and 

  • Genetic (inherited) factors.

​scar treatment options
  • Surgical removal or treatment. There are many options to treat deeper scars depending on your particular case. These include skin grafts, excision, dermabrasion, or laser surgery. In a skin graft, the surgeon uses skin from another area of your body. This is often used with people who've had burns. If you've got scarring that impairs function, surgery can help address the functional problems. If you've recently had surgery that has caused scars, it is best to wait at least one year before making a decision about scar treatment. Many scars fade and become less noticeable over time.

  • Injections. You may get steroid injections to treat scars that stick out, such as keloids or hypertrophic scars. Your doctor may use this on its own or with other treatments.

    Other types of injections, such as collagen or other "fillers," may be useful for some types of pitted scarring, although these are not usually permanent solutions.