Diets & Weight Loss

Keloid

An overgrown scar that extends the boundaries of the initial injury or incision, caused by excess collagen production

Question: keloid...? do they eventually disappear over time/reduce? i have a tiny one on my ear, and i was given vanos cream by my dermatologist. it helped, but isn't completely gone.

Answer: Here's a link with info about keloids.. has a lot about treatments..

 


Keloid Related Products and News

Intralesional cryosurgery, silicone gel sheeting useful for refractory keloid ...

Healio
Researchers retrospectively analyzed 21 patients with 32 keloids; 25 lesions were treated with intralesional cryotherapy and postoperative silicone gel sheeting, and seven lesions were treated with intralesional cryotherapy alone. The researchers ...
 

Lamont Jones, 38

Crain's Detroit Business
?My research, this far, has uncovered previously unidentified genes that may be responsible for keloid scarring,? said Jones, a University of Michigan School of Medicine graduate who supervises about 90 medical employees in Henry Ford's department of ...
 

Advancements in Breast Reconstruction Techniques

WTNH
?I developed keloid scars.? Then, things got worse. A year-and-a-half later, Ciardiello was diagnosed with cancer in her other breast and had a second mastectomy and reconstruction. ?I just had issues with healing,? she said. ?The incision opened up ...
 

Gel For Old And Keloid Scars Now In Amazon

MENAFN.COM
(MENAFN Press) (EMAILWIRE.COM, October 01, 2014 ) Sta Clarita, California -- Skincare product provider The Healing Touch makes Premium Scar Gel, a scar remedy made of premium ingredients, available in Amazon online store. The company is offering ...
 

The News Journal

For breast cancer survivors, 'Pinktober' never ends
The News Journal
 

MD Beauty Labs helps your scars disappear!

Palm Beach Post
There are many different types of scars, including: hypertrophic; keloid; erythematous (red); hyperpigmented (dark brown); depressed and hypo-pigmented (discolored). Natural scar remedies may include applying lemons, honey, onion extract, aloe vera ...
 

Independent Online

For cancer survivors, Pinktober never ends
Independent Online
 

Scarification catches on in the Midwest

Sioux City Journal
Some people may want the design to keloid, which is when a scar has risen off the skin. If someone wants that, then Nieto encourages him or her to open the wound a few times before it completely heals. "Every time the wound heals over the scab, then we ...
 

Piercing baby's ears must be done with caution

Charlotte Observer
Keloids are a type of raised fibrous scar tissue that can form in response to trauma such as cuts, piercings and tattoos. Keloid formation tends to run in families. If there is a family history, discuss the piercing first with your child's doctor ...
 

Having breast cancer means being 'aware' every day, not just in October

Washington Post
A keloid scar, under which the port used to administer my chemotherapy once sat, is visible over my right breast. Below, a belly that resembles an early pregnancy bump greets me, the result of weight gain after I was thrust into chemically induced ...