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Skin scarring: a possible scar-free healing

Updated: Apr 10, 2023

Scars are a common occurrence after an injury, surgery, or a skin condition such as acne. They are the body’s natural response to the healing process, where the skin creates new tissue to repair the damage. However, the new tissue is often different from the original skin and may appear as a visible mark on the skin’s surface. Understanding how scars are formed can help us take the necessary steps to minimize their appearance and promote optimal healing. In this infographic, we will explore the process of scar formation and provide some new technologies that have been applied to wound management.


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