Scar patches help with scar tissue

Scars are a real beauty flaw that bothers many people. This is especially true for so-called hypertrophic scars. These have a more than shooting and beaded scar tissue in the area of the former wound. Especially in the treatment of these scars are scars paving a good choice. But you can also be used preventively after about moles or warts have been removed. In these cases scars patches may help to support the healing process and simultaneously to avoid over shooting scar tissue. Often the cure is even accelerated when scar patches are used.

What distinguishes from scar patches?

Scar patches are distinguished primarily by the material used for them. It is usually breathable and water vapor. Thus, a skin climate in the area of scar plaster is produced, which is able to stimulate the metabolic processes of the body. This stimulation of the metabolic processes and the formation of new skin cells is promoted.

Also practice the scar plaster from a slight pressure on the wound. So the fabric is held elastically under the pavement and restructured so that it can not shoot. Active pharmaceutical ingredients are in the scar plaster however not included. Therefore, there is so far no known side effects, which would limit the application.

How long does the treatment with the scar plaster?

Generally, classic scars patches should be used only after the completed wound healing. There must be no scabs be present on the wound and after an operation, the threads must have been already pulled more. The scar patch must remain on the affected area for at least twelve hours after at least 24 hours, it should be replaced for reasons of hygiene.

In general, the treatment for two to three months should be performed, this being dependent on the particular wound and the condition. The skin structure of the patient is a criterion for the duration of treatment. If in doubt, you can ask the doctor or pharmacist treated. Within the treatment the scar patch should never be removed for more than twelve hours. Only then the regeneration process can be ensured. The objective of the scar plaster is to reduce the scar tissue to make the scars altogether lighter and more elastic and flat.

When and how should you scar patch application?

For people who suffer from scars, there is good news: scar patches may be used not only with fresh scars, but also in old scars. So let yourself long disturbing scars visually lighten and decrease in exuberant scar tissue. Since no side effects are known to scar plasters are just for allergy sufferers, during pregnancy, for children and people who generally have a sensitive skin.
However, it may be necessary in some places to fix the scars patch with fixing strips. This is especially useful in areas of the body which are moved very much in order to prevent slippage of the patch. Typical examples are the knees or elbows. These fixing strips can cause skin irritation in very sensitive individuals.

Scars pavement also for moist wound treatment

In general it can scar formation by a moist wound treatment have a positive influence. The natural healing processes of the body are supported and the healing itself can vonstattengehen up to 40 percent faster.

Thereby paving scars stand out for moist wound healing?

Also as part of the moist wound dressings come scar plaster was used, and it is not easy but is wet pavement scars. Rather patches are placed on the wound, which are equipped with a hydro-active wound dressing. In this wound dressing are substances that prevent the drying out of the wound fluid. Since there are in the wound fluid enzymes, hormones and growth factors that accelerate healing and stimulate the formation of new cells, they can no longer act on the wound and scar formation is avoided or at least reduced.

These advantages offer scar plaster for moist wound treatment

Another advantage of moist wound healing is that the risk of infection can be significantly lower, as a moist environment is obtained. The classic scab can not form. But because he can also represent no barrier to newly formed cells. Also sticking plasters and wound scars on drying of the wound fluid is not together, because this is what is so avoided. So in addition reduces the risk that already newly formed cells upon removal of the dressing are also removed because it is stuck to the wound. By the way, reduces the moist wound treatment with the scars paving the risk excessive scar tissue.

However, the scar plaster for moist wound dressings are suitable only for the treatment of fresh wounds, where still no scab has formed. But you can remain on the wound for several days.