By: Scars1 staff
Triplets Jordan, Trae and Chandra Berns, now beautiful 22 year old Texas college students have a mission. They are telling a story of hope for burn victims. Severely burned in a tragic fire as toddlers, they have endured scarring for almost all of their lives. Recently they went on NBC’s The Today Show to tell their story and how laser treatment helped their 20 year old scars. They also shared a message of hope for other scarred victims of burns.
Chandra, Jordan and Trae Berns also were interviewed by The Insider and Glamour magazine. In the interviews the girls discussed their journey through the treatment process with Dr. Jill Waibel, the treating physician. They also discussed how the UltraPulse Laser has helped to minimize both the unwanted color and roughness of their scars. Lastly, they expressed their happiness in the results of the treatments thus far and look forward to additional treatments and results in the next 3 months.
Burn scars are notoriously difficult to treat. Due to the depth, extent and severity of many burns, the scars that form with healing can severely limit range of motion. A key to successful treatment of burn scars is not only improving the surface texture and appearance of the scar but also improving flexibility. Surface treatments such as dermabrasion may improve external appearance and texture. However laser treatments appear to offer the potential to stimulate the production of new tissue necessary for flexibility in the deeper dermis layer of the skin.
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