In appearance, they can be: depressed, raised, shiny, smooth or rough.
Darker than the natural skin pigmentation or completely void of colour.
Different colors as they heal, with reddish or bluish pigmentation.
Burn scars occur when burns damage the skin.
For burns that only affect the outer layers of the skin, the scar tissue fades over time.
When the deeper layers of the skin are damaged, it causes more permanent scarring that can have a thick, leathery, or irregular appearance.
Adult Burn Support UK's forum is free and provides a safe place for adult burn survivors to connect and support each other by discussing and sharing their personal experiences of burns related issues.
Adult Burn Support UK are a network of groups designed to make people's roads to recovery more comfortable.
Adult Burn Support UK have bases in Scotland, Northern Ireland, England & Wales.