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Hey what should I do to remove the scarms they just healing now?

PaulE

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Hey what should I do to remove the scarms they just healing now?
PaulE

Sorry correction scars. From incisions?


PaulE

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I am only a week out. I am hoping they fade as the healing process continues.

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8 hours ago, paulec74 said:

Hey what should I do to remove the scarms they just healing now?

PaulE

I was in a car wreck last year and have all types of scars...surgical and from injury. I used ScarAway pretty early on most of my surgical scars and things have healed quite well. I'd recommend for use on anything. Here's a pic of what I used. Also, here's a pic of my wrist that I had surgery on to fix broken bones...left pic is right when I started using the gel and 2nd pic is today, however, the today pic is roughly how it looked ~4mo after using the gel. image.thumb.png.d233a1812b38a4bd8668cf21f3100e73.png

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I was in a car wreck last year and have all types of scars...surgical and from injury. I used ScarAway pretty early on most of my surgical scars and things have healed quite well. I'd recommend for use on anything. Here's a pic of what I used. Also, here's a pic of my wrist that I had surgery on to fix broken bones...left pic is right when I started using the gel and 2nd pic is today, however, the today pic is roughly how it looked ~4mo after using the gel. image.thumb.png.d233a1812b38a4bd8668cf21f3100e73.png
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Thank you for the info!

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I wasn't aware of the ScarAway product. Looks like it's very effective.

I started using Bio Oil as soon as my incisions were healed enough for me to feel safe in applying. Maybe after 2 weeks? I use it after every shower and because it's made my skin so soft and supple, I use it everywhere. At 7 months out, my scars are so faded that I have to look for them. Bio Oil even helped with my stretch marks.

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18 minutes ago, S@ssen@ch said:

I wasn't aware of the ScarAway product. Looks like it's very effective.

I started using Bio Oil as soon as my incisions were healed enough for me to feel safe in applying. Maybe after 2 weeks? I use it after every shower and because it's made my skin so soft and supple, I use it everywhere. At 7 months out, my scars are so faded that I have to look for them. Bio Oil even helped with my stretch marks.

Yep! It's definitely effective. Your incisions don't have to be 100% healed before you can apply the ScarAway. It creates a protective barrier and helps healing. You can also buy silicone strips. They can get pricey, but the stuff is worth it. Not sure why I never tried Bio-Oil. My mom and sister swore by it for a long time for stretchmarks. Most of my tiny, thin scars are completely gone that I can't even take pics of them.

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