Category Archives: burn care

3 Types of Burn Scars and How to Treat Them

February 18, 2020

To wrap up our spotlight on Burn Awareness month, let’s talk about scars more specifically. Whether you’ve been seriously burned or have a minor burn, there may be short- or long-term scarring that can cause discomfort, a pulling and itching sensation, or might simply leave you feeling insecure. Here’s what you can expect in terms of healing …

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What to Expect When Seeking Medical Care for a Serious Burn

February 6, 2020

When it comes to skin burns, there are times when you can easily treat your wounds at home and more unfortunate incidents when your injury requires medical attention. Whether the burn was caused by overexposure to the sun’s damaging rays, from a chemical or hot liquid, or from electrical contact, burns can life-threatening and shouldn’t be …

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Say Goodbye to Burn Scars with these Plastic Surgery Options

February 3, 2020

Serious burns can require serious intervention. If you have suffered a major burn and have the scars to prove it, you might need plastic surgery to repair damaged skin and to help you feel like yourself again. If your burn has limited your mobility, has caused a loss of feeling or sensation, or is making you self-conscious about your …

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