Scar removal treatment
Goodbye Skin Scars
Get evaluated for a doctor-recommended scar removal treatment plan and ongoing support from a team that’s here to help.
At Mahimo, our dermatologists personally examine your skin indications, and by utilizing an awarded AI-powered technologies will recommend a customized treatment for your specific needs.
What causes skin scars?
A scar is a result of the skin’s natural healing process. Though it is a completely natural part of the body’s healing process, it’s appearance can be unpleasant. Their appearance can vary greatly from person to person due to the type and location of the injury and due to factors such as age, gender, ethnicity, and genetics. However, scars are often thicker, pinker, redder, or shinier than the rest of the skin. They will fade over time but never go away completely.
Can it be treated?
There is no procedure yet that will make a scar disappear completely. However, there are treatments to make it less noticeable. (such as vitamin E and vitamin C).
Did you know that
A lot of what you think of as acne scarring is really just hyperpigmentation or erythema.
Scarring is a natural part of the healing process after an injury. Its appearance and treatment depend on multiple factors.
We use telemedicine technology to connect you with a Canada licensed doctor to provide nightly defense for skincare conveniently and affordably.
It starts with your online doctor visit. Your doctor needs to know about your general health and your skincare concerns.
They also need an unedited photo of you and your ID (that shows your picture and birthdate) so they know who they will be helping. A photo of your face is also helpful to evaluate your skin. They review everything, determine if you’re a candidate for telemedicine, and whether treatment is right for you, and if so, they will send you a personalized treatment plan.
Their treatment plan will include a great deal of information about skincare. It is important that you take the time to read it all to be informed and better prepared to take care of your skin.
If you qualify, your doctor will prescribe the right course of treatment to help you take control of your skincare.
Over-the-counter or prescription creams, ointments, or gels. These products can be used to treat scars that are caused by cuts or other injuries or wounds.
If appropriate, a Mahimo-affiliated physician will prescribe a nightly defense prescription cream with active ingredients hand selected to address your skin concerns. These ingredients may include tretinoin, niacinamide, ceramides, vitamin E (acetate), azelaic acid, MAP, and tranexamic acid. If prescribed, you will receive information on ingredients and use in your personalized treatment plan.
Dermatologists use intense light to reduce the size, color, and shape of a scar. Different kinds of laser removal are more effective in treating one type of scar over another. Chemical peels. A dermatologist will place a chemical solution over the area of your skin where scarring occurs.
Prescription skincare treatment recommendations can be made with ingredients hand selected by Mahimo’s board-certified dermatologist. Examples include tretinoin, niacinamide, ceramides, vitamin E (acetate), azelaic acid, magnesium ascorbyl phosphate (MAP, a type of vitamin C), and tranexamic acid. There will not be any parabens, butylated hydroxyanisole (BHA), or formaldehyde in your prescription skincare.
There is no procedure yet that will make a scar disappear completely. However, there are treatments to make a scar less noticeable.
The timing of the effects of your treatment will be dependent on many factors, including your specific skincare goals (e.g. reducing the appearance of scars, helping prevent wrinkles, reducing redness, etc.), how severe your symptoms are, how well you tolerate the treatment, and others. It is also important to understand that for certain treatments, your skin may get worse before it gets better. Depending on the treatment you are prescribed, you will receive detailed information on the formulation and what to expect.
The prescription skincare treatment recommended for you may be incorporated into your usual skincare regimen. If you are using other topical prescription medications, make sure to tell your doctor.