Jump to content
Acne.org
Search In
Find results that contain...
Find results in...
MustardEntree

Shiny scars?

Recommended Posts

Kind of an interesting question here, so I had tca vross done on my ice pick scars and some of them are filling in nicely however I've noticed that the skin that its filling in with is kind of shiny and almost looks like actually scar tissue you would get if you got surgery etc (white, shiny looking). Is this normal? And if so why? Thanks 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Any time we cut the skin or do any treatment in scar work, ... we replace the scar with a different scar, sometimes softened, sometimes raised and sometimes filled in. Your tissue is shinny as it's scar tissue (they are filling in). The texture should get better with time and healing of the body. 

If you are hypopigmenting (loosing pigment) please discuss this with your physician as he can address your care best. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


  • Personalized Advice Quiz - All of Acne.org in just a few minutes

×