Treatments for Hypertrophic Scarring?

Answer Hypertrophic scars are raised, thick scars also known as keloids. An injury to the skin usually results in the formation of scar tissue. Collagen, a protein in the middle layer of the skin, is resp... Read More »

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What Are the Treatments for Acne Scarring?

Acne scarring can be caused by severe acne or by compulsively picking mild to moderate acne blemishes. Some types of acne scarring, such as deep, "ice pick" type of scarring, must be treated using ... Read More »

How to Treat Hypertrophic Scars?

Hypertrophic scars generally appear as raised, red bumps or lumps on the surface of the skin. They usually do not extend beyond the boundaries of the wound that led to the scarring. Over time, hype... Read More »

Keloid Vs. Hypertrophic Scar?

When the body experiences trauma resulting in a wound, a scar occurs as a part of the natural healing process. Unfortunately these scars, for some, can become disfiguring. The two most commonly dis... Read More »

Cat Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Treatment?

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is the most common heart disease in cats. While it's an inherited disease in Maine coons, ragdolls and British shorthairs, any cat can develop HCM. The most common... Read More »