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

Practice dilemma: Refusing a request for keloid scar removal

GP online
As a result, she has a keloid scar on her anterior chest wall, measuring approximately 2cm by 2cm. The patient wishes to have the scar removed because she is distressed by its appearance. Unfortunately, her request does not meet the CCG criteria for ...
 

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 ...
 

After A 40% Sell-Off Following Good News, RXi Pharmaceuticals Is Incredibly ...

Seeking Alpha (registration)
This company works with ribonucleic acid interference technology to create a prophylactic treatment for scar and keloid prevention; currently, there are no FDA approved prophylactics of this nature. Phase 1 results were incredibly strong, and early ...
 

Oculus Innovative Sciences Introduces Microcyn(R)-Based Over-the-Counter ...

GlobeNewswire (press release)
Qualified scars included linear or widespread hypertrophic or keloid scars. The age of target scars ranged between three months and one year. Investigators evaluated the qualified scar using the Vancouver Scar Scale, which assesses scar vascularity, ...
 

The Independent

Cancer can't tackle LCHS senior athlete
The Independent
 

Play Syndicate News (Blog)

Keloid: Verstrender futuristischer Konzeptfilm
Play Syndicate News (Blog)
 

Should you pierce your baby's ears?

Jamaica Observer
If not professionally done or properly cared for, infections, allergic reactions, keloid formation and injury to the earlobe can follow a piercing. Infections may form in the earlobe if the equipment used to pierce the ears is not sterile, if the ...
 

Notable & Quotable: Tattoos and Culture

Wall Street Journal
[T]he theory of body art . . . spells a transition from the body as physique to the body as text. You can write yourself upon it. As a friend put it to me: A tattoo isn't the Word made flesh, but the flesh made word. It may strike old-fashioned types ...
 

PM considers timing for Indigenous recognition referendum

ABC Message Stick
KEN WYATT, LIBERAL MP, COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN: If this fails, then that'll leave a scar and I don't think that scar, like a keloid scar that we have, will disappear easily and it will leave a mark that I think will take a long time to undo. There's also ...
 

RestorGenex to Present at the AACR Conference on Targeting the PI3K-mTOR ...

PharmiWeb.com (press release)
The Company's prescription dermatology business primarily is based upon Company compounds under development for the treatment of keloid scarring and androgen excess e.g. acne and hirsutism (unwanted excess hair). The Company's ophthalmology ...