Surgical scars can often present themselves as raised or depressed areas with or without associated erythema (red or purple color). Both traumatic and surgical scars can be treated to reduce their appearance, although Keloid scaring may not be able to be treated successfully.
Causes of Surgical Scars
The type of traumatic scars that can be treated often times come from accidents or surgery. Scars of all shapes and sizes can be treated with the results depend on their age, severity, size, location, and the amount of skin discoloration that is associated with the scar.