Scaring (HELP)

Gert Jan Gast gjgast at
Mon Mar 11 04:57:04 EST 1996

jimmym at (Jim Mirassou) wrote:
>Today my 3 year old daughter was bitten on the face by a dos and had 9
>stiches dose anyone know the best ways to reduce scaring?  HELP

Hi Jim,

Apply some ointment, lotion or creme with vitamine E for a couple 
of months daily. Makes the skin heal better. Scars don't 
disappear completely, but diminish quite a lot. Also applicable 
on old scars from years ago. I hope she gets well soon.

Luck, GJ.

Ps. Mac's don't bite.


Gert Jan Gast <gjgast at NIOZ.NL>
Netherlands Institute for Sea Research
Department of Marine Ecology
P.O. Box 59, 1790 AB Den Burg, The Netherlands.
Phone: 31 (0)222 369573. Fax: 31 (0)222 319674.

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