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  • Scars for Kids


    You may be young, but you probably already have a scar or two. But why did you get them? How can you prevent them? Find out in this article written just for kids!

  • Can Acne Scars Be Removed? for Teens


    Scars from acne can seem like double punishment - first you had to suffer through the pimples, now you have marks to remind you. Is there anything you can do?

  • Word! Scar for Kids


    A scar is a mark left on your skin from a cut or wound that has healed.

  • Surgeries and Procedures: Retinopathy of Prematurity for Parents


    Retinopathy of prematurity, which mostly occurs in premature babies, is a disease that causes abnormal blood vessel growth in the retina. Sometimes surgery is needed to prevent vision loss or blindness.

  • Wound Healing and Care for Parents


    How well a wound heals depends on where it is on the body and what caused it. Good home care is an important part of healing.

  • Wound Healing and Care for Teens


    How well a wound heals depends on where it is on the body and what caused it – as well as how well someone cares for the wound at home. Find out what to do in this article for teens.

  • Word! Scab for Kids


    When you get a cut or scrape your blood forms a clot to stop the bleeding. When the clot dries and hardens it's called a scab.

  • Skin for Kids


    Your skin is something you hardly ever think about - unless it's creating problems. Read all of our articles on skin for the whole story.

  • Cuts, Scratches, and Scrapes for Teens


    Most small cuts, scrapes, or abrasions heal on their own. Here are tips for teens on how to treat cuts at home - and when to get medical help.

  • Retinopathy of Prematurity for Parents


    Retinopathy of prematurity, which can happen in premature babies, causes abnormal blood vessel growth in the retina. Some children will need surgery to prevent vision loss or blindness.