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All Scars are not created equally. Some are raised, others sunken. Some are red, others brown. Scarguard is a suite of scar treatment products created by a plastic surgeon. We are the #1 brand for treating scars used by plastic surgeons because of our scientific approach to the problem and because, quite simply, Scarguard works. This is not just our opinion. Completely independent published studies have proven that fact.

The Truth About Scar Treatment

Everyone has a scar. Whether it’s from a bike injury, burn accident or a C-section surgery, each one of them is a constant reminder of your life story. Time heals all wounds but even nature can’t give you back your clear, unblemished skin. You will need a little help from effective scar treatments (like Scarguard!) to improve the appearance of your scars. But first, let’s try to understand what makes a scar and how you can treat yours. Scars and [...]

Wound Care and Scar Care 101

Acquiring wounds is easy—trip over a curb, accidentally run a knife over your skin, drop a hair straightening iron on your leg and in a few seconds, the area is either red or bleeding and you automatically say to yourself, ‘Oh, I hope that won’t leave a mark!’ Unfortunately for most of us, it does. Time does a wonderful job in healing and lightening a scar but contrary to what some brands would say, you can never reclaim the skin [...]

Onion Juice versus Silicone Sheet

Have you ever paid attention to the ingredients found in your food? Everyone’s very cautious about what they feed their bodies to ensure good health, but do you practice the same when it comes to over-the-counter medications and creams? Perhaps not as diligently, and we don’t blame you—not everyone practices this. The truth is, paying attention to labels on OTC medications is important, especially if you want to get your money’s worth. OTC scar treatments can be expensive because you [...]

Summer, sun and skin discoloration

Summer means spending long, lazy sunny days by the beach or enjoying the great outdoors. Aside from giving you great memories, your skin also collects souvenirs in the form of multiplied freckles, melasma, sun spots and other discolorations no thanks to sun exposure. The good news is that there is a very effective way of lightening existing discoloration AND, preventing further sun damage. Wear sunscreen religiously Whether you’re spending a great amount of time outdoors or even if you’re just staying [...]

Is it possible to treat an old scar?

You probably have an old scar that you learned to live with through the years but, have you ever wondered if it’s really possible to treat that scar? The answer is yes. Scars come in all colors, shapes and sizes. Old scars can be improved no matter how long it has been there or how it got there. The first step in treating an old scar is to understand what type of scar it is. All scars are made of [...]

How to treat a C-Section scar

As life-changing having a baby can be, it is not without occasional drawbacks. If you’re a mother who gave birth through cesarean section, being left with a scar on your stomach can somehow damage your self-image. Many have learned to live with their scar as a reminder of the miracle of birth. However, not many are aware that there are ways to improve its appearance and we don’t blame them–appearance is not the top priority once you have a [...]

How to minimize bruising after a filler injection

Fact: Even the best doctor in the country (or world!) can give a patient a bruise, red mark or even a temporary bump after performing cosmetic injection. So, no matter where you go to for your injection, a bruise is almost a guaranteed side effect. Given this, we recommend doing cosmetic fillers months in advance of any social occasions because you would need at least 2 weeks–or more if you’re the kind of person who bruise easily–for it to [...]

What is a keloid and can you effectively treat it?

The answer is yes, and it’s easier than you think. What makes Scarguard so great? Scarguard was created by a plastic surgeon to help reduce raised and thickened scars. Raised scars or Hypertrophic scars are caused when the body over-produces collagen to fill in the gap that is caused by injury or surgery. Sometimes, these raised scars become keloids. Keloids appear similar to hypertrophic scars. The differences between hypertrophic and keloid scars can be confusing. Although they both have [...]

Discolorations Caused by Summer Fun? We Can Treat That!

Skin discolorations? Scarlight MD can lighten and fade them. Now that colder weather is just around the corner and staying indoors would become the preferred activity of many, it’s the perfect time to treat those sun-related skin discolorations caused by summer activities. Did your freckles multiply? Are your under-eye circles more prominent? Did you acquire a few dark spots as souvenirs from your vacation? As much as we love frolicking and bathing under the warmth of the sun, we dislike the [...]