How to treat a new burn to prevent scarring? (Photos)
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Plato's Scar Serum for your scars
Apply Plato's Scar Serum followed by fractional lasers and pulsed dye laser to reduce the redness and improve texture.
Preventing scarring from a burn
It's probably best if you go see a board certified dermatologist for in-person guidance throughout the healing phase, but for now, I would avoid any oils (people can develop allergies to them, especially when using them on compromised or broken skin). Stick with thick coats of Vaseline or a ceramide-based moisturizer and most importantly keep the area completely protected from the sun. Depending on your skin type, at some point it may help you to start a topical lightening cream. Also, a laser such as the pulsed dye laser can be helpful in the early stage. Best of luck!
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