A scar may form when your body heals itself after a cut, scrape, burn, or sore. It is a patch of skin that grows over the wound. Scars can often be thicker, as well as pinker, redder, or shinier, than the rest of your skin and can depend on the size and location of the wound, as well your ability to heal and your age. You can also get scars from surgery that cuts through the skin, infections like chickenpox, or skin conditions such as acne, and some forms of dermatitis. Scars typically fade over time but may never go away completely.There various treatments that can minimize- including surgical revision, dermabrasion, laser treatments, injections, chemical peels, and topical creams.