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Skin is a seamless organ, like a fine cloth protecting valuable assets. Imagine a piece of silk. Just one small tear can make a big difference in how it looks. And it's the same with skin. Any burn, injury, or other trauma, such as surgery, can cause a scar.

From: Cosmetic Procedures: Scars WebMD Medical Reference

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American Academy of Dermatology.

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on January 15, 2018

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American Academy of Dermatology.

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on January 15, 2018

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