To treat a scar from a burn, can be used several techniques, which include ointments corticoids, pulsed light or cosmetic surgery, for example, depending on the degree of the burn.
However, it is not always possible to remove the entire scar of a burn, but can only disguise it, especially in the scars of the 2nd and 3rd grade. Learn how to identify the Degree of the burn. Thus, it is recommended to consult a dermatologist to evaluate the texture, thickness and color of the scar of a burn, to identify the best treatment for each case.
As soon as the burn is healed, it is important to start some daily care that help the skin to heal correctly, preventing the formation of keloid scar, and avoiding the appearance of dark marks on the skin, such as:
- Put moisturizing cream 2 times a day on the scar;
- Do a massage in the location of the scar, at least, 1 time per day, to activate the local circulation, helping to distribute properly the collagen in the skin;
- Avoid exposing the scar of the burn in the sun and pass the sunscreen 2 in 2 hours on the site of the scar;
- Drink 2 liters of water per day, to hydrate the skin, facilitating the healing process.
There is still some medicine and creams homemade that can be used in the home, to disguise the scar of the burn. Here are some examples: home Remedy for burns.