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Annals of Plastic Surgery: “Topical Application of Aloe vera Accelerated Wound Healing, Modeling, and Remodeling: An Experimental Study.”
Cleveland Clinic: “Scars,” “3 Ways To Get Rid of Your Acne Scars.”
Mayo Clinic: “Mayo Clinic Q and A: Treatment Options for Acne Scars That Don’t Improve Over Time,” “Natural Acne Treatment: What's Most Effective?”
Ginekologia Polska: “Comparison of the effectiveness of topical silicone gel and corticosteroid cream on the pfannenstiel scar prevention -- a randomized controlled trial.”
Journal of Cutaneous and Aesthetic Surgery: “The efficacy of silicone gel for the treatment of hypertrophic scars and keloids.”
International Journal of Molecular Sciences: “Anti-Inflammatory and Skin Barrier Repair Effects of Topical Application of Some Plant Oils.”
Skin Pharmacology and Physiology: “Effect of topical application of virgin coconut oil on skin components and antioxidant status during dermal wound healing in young rats.”
Nutrients: “Zinc in wound healing modulation.”
American Society for Dermatologic Surgery: “Scars.”
Canadian Journal of Surgery: “Lymphatic cording or axillary web syndrome after breast cancer surgery.”
British Medical Journal: “Skin Scarring.”
Indian Journal of Dermatology: “Efficacy of punch elevation combined with fractional carbon dioxide laser resurfacing in facial atrophic acne scarring: A randomized split-face clinical study.”
Journal of Cutaneous and Aesthetic Surgery: “Acne Scar Subcision.”
Archives of Dermatological Research: “A comprehensive evidence-based review on the role of topicals and dressings in the management of skin scarring.”
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