Scar formation is a natural part of the healing process after injury. Various factors influence how your skin scars. The depth and size of the wound plus the incision and location of the injury impacts the scar’s characteristics. Age, heredity, sex, and ethnicity also affect how one’s skin reacts.
There are various types of scars including keloid, contracture, hypertrophic, and acne scars. Scars will never completely go away, however there are methods that can help reduce the scars in size and appearance.