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Deep wounds can embroil layer of the derm or muscles, cause scars. There are different types of scars based on the way of creating or width of the wound and trauma.

Sutures or surgery, wounds, burning, acne or any infections with skin complications, are causes of scar.


What are the types of scars?

Based on the type of skin or depth of the wound, there are 5 types of scar, as following:

  • Keloid scars

Bulges are common on those who have dark skin with excess meat. These scars are result of an overly aggressive healing process.

  • Hypertrophic scars

These are raised and red scars and are the overly aggressive healing process, but their growth limits to the primary wounds. Theses scars becomes flat and improve.

  • Atrophic scars

These are depressed scars with various small or deep holes on the skin. These lesions are created after skin damages such as acne, surgery and trauma.

  • Flush scars

Sometimes after improving the skin damages, some scars that are not depressed or raised, will be remained. In this way, skin becomes colorless or chromatic.

  • Contracture scars

These scars appears after burning and the skin around the scar is contracted and in fact, the skin is reduced. Contracture scars tighten the affected skin and reduce movement and flexibility.

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