How to Treat Breast Surgery Scars

Surgical procedures always leave scars and this applies also for breast surgeries, they leave breast scars.  However, the intensity totally depends on the length and deepness of an incision made over the affected area. Scarring is true for all kinds of cosmetic and reconstructive procedures, which are performed to rectify and beautify overall personality of the sufferer.

Despite observing the benefits and pleasant personality transformations, individuals still show reluctance and fail to make up their mind to undergo surgeries categorised under cosmetic procedures. Most of them are afraid of carrying swelling. Good news is that these bruises can be efficiently reduced and even eliminated after using remedies.

Such concerns almost doubled, when it comes to operating torso region in women. Whether a procedure is performed purely for cosmetic reasons or it is carried out to reconstruct the deformity caused due to disease of accidental circumstances, women who have undergone these procedures, always looking for the most efficient ways to treat these lumps and keloids. As soon as wounds are healed, next thing every other patient is concerned about are the scars.

How Breast Scars are Formed?

Scars are formed when fibrous tissues made up of collagen are produced to heal the dermis, the internal layer of skin which is damaged due to surgical incisions. Collagen remains there, even after healing.

What are Few Remedies to Treat Breast Scars?

If we specifically talk about the marks that are developed after any of the breast surgery, a variety of medicinal treatments and herbal remedies are available. Below I am discussing few most effective treatments to get rid of these post-operative inflammations.

Silicone gel can be directly applied over the affected area. Either the scar is layered with the gel or cream and leaves the mixture on or it can be wrapped up with the silicone sheets or bandages. No matter how it applied, the daily application gives best results.

Hydration with ointments that specifically contain Allium Cepa is very beneficial. This component is extracted from onions and known for its anti-inflammatory effects. Significant reduction of redness is observed if it is applied regularly.

Cortisone creams not only reduce itching but also soften the texture of marks. Repeated application results in shrinking in size. However, it should not be applied before the wound is healed completely.

Pressure bandages can be worn daily and it may take several months to see the results. They can flatten elevated scratch marks.

Vitamin E is commonly prescribed to patients who have undergone any invasive procedure. Use of proper dosage of vitamin E supplements significantly reduces the blemish.


Scarguard is a special formulation made up of vitamin E, Cortisone and Silicone. The single treatment is believed to be very effective to deal surgical incision marks.


Laser skin resurfacing is a special treatment that efficiently repairs the skin. The procedure is usually coupled with dermabrasion to ensure the texture.

Massage if done accurately and regularly can soften the tissues after improving the blood circulation in the problem area.


Organic Oils like Castor and Argan can also smooth out the fibrous tissue clusters. Daily massage with these oils nourish the skin cells. Specifically, Argan oil has strong capability to heal skin damaged from acne, wrinkles and sunlight and climatic stress.


Summary: These are few common remedies with almost no side effects patients can confidently use in the long term to treat breast scars. However, always ask your surgeon before using any one of them to avoid developing allergic reactions.

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Surgeries are just bound to go either way, anyway this is really helpful, I just hope some ladies could get on to read this.