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The Anatomy of a Scar

Scars come in many shapes and sizes, but they all exhibit similar characteristics. When skin is damaged, the body forms new collagen fibers to mend the damage, resulting in a scar. As scar tissue has fewer skin appendages, such as sebaceous and sweat glands, the skin consequently produces less moisturizing secretions, leading to dryness.


Scars form when the dermis--the deep, thick layer of skin--is damaged. The body forms new collagen fibers to mend the damage, resulting in a scar. The new scar tissue will have a different texture and quality than the surrounding tissue.


Adding ScarMD to the equation


The principle operating function of ScarMD is a simple one: adding a thin layer of silicone gel that dries quickly and protects your skin from irritation, holds moisture, and keeps the skin breathing. Contrary to popular belief, undressing a wound to let it “breathe” is not based on science or fact. It’s maintaining a healthy level of moisture in your skincare routine in the form of silicone scar gel that helps in both your daily and long term skin care and scar management routines. Maintaining moisture will also help in reducing collagen fibers, which are responsible for scar formation.


Improvements you will see over time


It might seem overwhelming at first, but starting any routine will take some time to get used to, but the payoff will be immense! Through regular and consistent use of ScarMD, you will see that your scars have softened and faded. Additionally you will see (and feel!) improvements in your skin’s elasticity, and notice a smoother appearance.


Since maintaining moisture is key, it’s always a best practice to drink plenty of water, and make sure you’re protecting your skin from the sun’s harmful rays by using SPF30 or higher. Over time you will find what works best for you, and everybody’s skin is different. As long as you maintain some basic skin care practices in your daily routine, you’ll be on your way to recovery, and your scars will look and feel better than they have ever felt before!


We are your ally in skincare


Whether you’re worried about the appearance of your scars, or looking for a long term solution for after a surgery, we want you to have peace of mind over how you look and feel. Or if you’re expecting, and worried about the appearance and discomfort of stretch marks, we are on the cutting edge of stretch mark prevention and repair. Be sure to follow us on Instagram for sales, promotions, skin care tips, and future product launches. We know there are so many options out there, but we pride ourselves on being a cut above the rest with premium products for scar and stretch mark care, and even more to come in the future.


Be sure to use promo code AIMMEDICAL at checkout for 10% off your next purchase.


About AIM Medical


AIM Medical is a skincare products research, engineering and manufacturing company based in the world's medtech hub - Boston, Massachusetts. Dedicated to developing novel, safe, yet highly effective portfolio of products that target common dermatologic conditions, AIM Medical advances the high value opportunities for products that focus on wound care and atopic dermatitis. At AIM Medical we are proud of our heritage of creating health and beauty through technology innovation. ​ We have aligned AIM Medical to be a worldwide healthcare brand advancing the cutting edge technologies to work in real.

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