Scar is a natural process of healing because of wound that happens to your body. That scar also appears when you do a surgery, the fibers that repair the broken area is the things that cause the scar to occur. This fibers often the tougher part compare to the other area near the wound. The scar that caused by surgery usually hard to disappear, but it all depend on how deep and large the size of the cut in your tissue. There are some steps about how to avoid scar tissue after surgery that you can apply.
The first thing that you must do is to reduce your movement especially when your wound is not perfectly close yet. Because your movement may cause a stretch to the wound, it can make your scar grows larger. If it happens, the healing process may get longer and also will bring the result of a bigger scar. The most important thing is by keeping the scar moist, that way the scar will not become stiff. You can do it by apply lotion or gel that recommended to that kind of purpose.
Massage is one of the best ways how to prevent scar tissue after surgery. Right after your wound is closed, the application of massage in the wounded area will prevent scar tissue to develop. It can also prevent the scar tissue to grow at the same time with other tissue and create layers of tissue to grow at the same place. Do not forget to apply lotion or gel while doing the massage. Rub along the scars in circle motion slowly; you may go deeper as long it does not cause pain to the scar. While doing this massage process you can also peel of the scar tissue on the wound slowly. But remember not to force to do it, if it causes pain you have to stop it. If you force it, it may result a new wound to be open and make the healing process get longer.
Right after the scar causes no more pain, make sure you do some stretching. It will prevent the scar to make a limitation in your movement. It will help the tissue loose and prevent a larger area of scar tissue forming.
Make sure that before you do all the steps above to meet your doctor. Because sometimes the scar that caused by the surgery have different characteristics. The other conditions to be considered are your genetic situation and also the habit that you have. The healing process of the scar also depends on the condition above. The doctor is the first person that you want to see before you do all the steps that i have mentioned before. There is a possibility that those steps will cause an effect on the contrary. Some doctors usually will give you the advice and suggestion about what you need to do, how to prevent scar tissue after surgery, and also some prescriptions that will help the healing process of the wounds to you.