Scar management techniques

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Scars require an active effort to ensure proper healing. Learn about different scar management techniques available to help manage scars.

Key points

  • Scar management techniques will help improve the smoothness and flexibility of your child’s scar. They also help improve the appearance of scars.
  • Your child's scar should be kept well moisturized with creams.
  • The therapists on your child's health-care team can tell you which techniques are right for your child.
  • Your child's scar should be protected from direct sunlight for the first year.
Last updated: April 17th 2024