Debra Price MD PA Board Certified Dermatologist

Scar Treatments

What causes scarring?

Scars are firm, elevated or depressed areas that can result from acne, traumatic injury, certain diseases or surgery of the skin. When the skin is injured the body’s normal wound healing response is triggered. The degree of scarring that develops depends on your genetic disposition, age, depth, breadth and location of the injury. Sometimes the body can mount an exaggerated wound healing response, resulting in an elevated or keloidal scar. Sometimes a depressed or indented scar can develop. Scars can also be red, pink, white or hyperpigmented.

While it is not possible to completely remove a scar, there are non-invasive procedures to improve scars. We offer a variety of non-invasive treatments for the improvement of scars in including:

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