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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

'Guardians of the Galaxy' wows Bautista

MetroNews Canada
But the role still required a significant transformation to create Drax's raised body tattoos, which were designed to look like keloid scarring. The tattoos, which tell Drax's life story, required five makeup artists working for over four hours to get ...
 

RXi Pharmaceuticals Expands Clinical Program with Initiation of Third Phase 2a ...

Wall Street Journal
In April of this year, the Company began its second Phase 2a study (RXI-109-1401) for RXI-109 treatment to prevent recurrence of keloids in patients undergoing keloidectomy (removal of keloid). Patients in that study, who have two keloids of similar ...
 

Biotech Investors Should Look For Turnaround Opportunities

Equities.com
Scarring is a multibillion-dollar market, primarily in the hypertrophic scarring and keloid areas. Just to remind investors, Pfizer acquired a private company called Excaliard Pharmaceuticals Inc. for what we estimate to be $350?500 million ($350?500M ...
 

Use of barbed suture increased infection rates, closure complications after TKA

Healio
Primary outcomes included superficial infection, deep infection, dehiscence and suture abscess, and secondary outcomes included self-limited eschar, severe effusion, arthrofibrosis and keloid. Of the 247 patients with stapled closure, 18 experienced ...
 

Is Race Plastic? My Trip Into the 'Ethnic Plastic Surgery' Minefield

New York Magazine
?It's almost a given that a person of color will exhibit some degree of hyperpigmentation to their scars or even a keloid behind the ear after face-lift surgery,? Jones notes. ?So we evolved our techniques.? Jones estimates that 25 to 30 percent of his ...
 

Suit turns spotlight on NOPD K-9 unit

The New Orleans Advocate
?He has a keloid (scar) on the inside of his lip, so when he smiles, now his smile is disfigured.? The lawsuit says Smith's injuries also altered his speech. Seeking to avoid a decades-long prison term as a habitual offender, Smith pleaded guilty in ...
 

Acne Scars

ADVANCE for Physician Assistants (blog)
Acne scars may present in a variety of ways. The technical names are boxcar acne scars, ice pick acne scars, rolling acne scars, hypertrophic and keloid scars. Patients can present with a combination of these types of scars. Treatment of acne scars ...
 

Goldie Taylor Responds To Stephen A. Smith: "My Father Smashed My Mother's ...

Madame Noire
Last week we reported, Ray Rice was suspended for only two games of the upcoming NFL season for the domestic violence dispute against his then fianc, now wife, Janay Palmer. ESPN's ?First Take's? head reporter, Stephen A. Smith responded to Rice's ...
 

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AMBER ALERT! ROSA PARKS' GODCHILD MAILAUNI WILLIAMS MISSING ...
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RestorGenex Announces Closing of its Private Placement of Common Stock

MarketWatch
The Company's prescription dermatology business primarily is based upon three compounds under development for the treatment of aging skin fragility/thinning, androgen excess, e.g. acne, hirsutism (unwanted excess hair), and keloid scarring.