After you clean your wound , there are several things you can do to improve the speed of wound healing and reduce the potential for scarring.
1. Avoid smoking
Avoid smoking. Wound healing requires good blood supply and smoking reduces blood supply to your skin through vasoconstriction, and smoking reduces your absorption of vitamin A, necessary for skin health and healing.
There are several choices you can make each day that will reduce your healing time and improve your overall health. They include carrots, citrus fruits, dark leafy vegetables
Virgin coconut oil has dual benefits of keeping your skin moist and improving your fibroblast proliferation and wound healing. Use only virgin coconut oil on the area twice daily.