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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

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 ...
 

Burbank-based Mending Kids provides free surgeries

KABC-TV
On Saturday, Mending Kids coordinated free surgeries for 17 children who couldn't afford the care. This is Pierre's second surgery with the group since the keloid tissue had grown back. "We will always be here for him, no matter what. So, as long as he ...
 

RXi Pharmaceuticals: Early-Stage Biotech With A Promising Future

Seeking Alpha (registration)
The first of these is use on the skin to prevent/treat hypertrophic scars and keloids (tissue overgrowth). While this seems like a minor area on the surface, it has been estimated as a market of anywhere from $1 billion to $5 billion. To help make this ...
 

RXi Pharmaceuticals Reports Financial Results for the Second Quarter of 2014

CNNMoney
Announced the Initiation of a Phase 2 Keloid Study: The Company announced in April 2014 that the first patient in the Company's Phase 2a study (RXI-109-1401) was enrolled for the prevention of keloid recurrence. In this study, patients with two keloids ...
 

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RestorGenex Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results

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

Capstone Therapeutics Will Provide an Operating Update and Announces ...

GlobeNewswire (press release)
AZX100 has been evaluated for commercially significant medical applications such as the prevention or reduction of hypertrophic and keloid scarring and treatment of pulmonary and peridural fibrosis. We are currently performing limited pre-clinical ...
 

RestorGenex Appoints Mark Weinberg, MD, MBA Senior Vice President of ...

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

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 ...
 

Under The Skin Of "Guardians Of The Galaxy" With Makeup FX Wizard David ...

Co.Create
The pieces of greens, yellows, and reds helped create a unique tone and keloid scarring, which took a team of five people five hours a day to apply. Other characters, like Gamora, Zoe Saldana's warrior princess, had minimal prosthetics but also relied ...