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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

Are lasers the answer for keloids, hypertrophic scars?

ModernMedicine
Scars happen. Doing a routine skin biopsy, performing a surgical facial rejuvenation treatment or Mohs surgery ? dermatologists and cosmetic surgeons cause scars. But they can also treat them. Hypertrophic burn scar before and after treatments with S ...
 

Don't Miss the Boat on Big Biotech Catalysts: Keith Markey

CountingPips (blog)
TLSR: These trials are designed so that each patient acts as her own control with half the hypertrophic scar injected in the abdominal scar revision field, or just one ear injected in the case of a keloid excision. It's a sure way of eliminating age ...
 

Capstone Therapeutics Announces Initiation of Dosing for AEM-28 Phase 1 ...

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 ...
 

gulfnews.com

Frequently asked questions on cosmetic surgery
gulfnews.com
 

Superficial radiation therapy ripe for resurgence

ModernMedicine
?Data show that with SRT, keloid recurrence he can be reduced from what is normally about 70 percent or 80 percent to 10 percent or 15 percent after two to three sessions,? he says. Many dermatologists seem open to revisiting SRT, Dr. Nestor says ...
 

RestorGenex Completes Acquisition of Two Biopharmaceutical Companies

Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)
Paloma Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has developed a non-steroidal, synthetic, small molecule drug library for dermatology (psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, rosacea, actinic keratosis, keloid and hypertrophic scarring, Dupuytren's disease, bullous blistering ...
 

Bioscience Institute student to compete in international event

Temple Daily Telegram
Darin Garrett, a senior at the Texas Bioscience Institute, became fascinated by science in the sixth grade when his teacher at Fort Leonard Wood in Missouri talked about how tumors were formed. At that time, Garrett had developed a keloid scar on his ...
 

Capstone Therapeutics Announces Operating Update Conference Call, Planned ...

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 ...
 

Pen-like device promises to ease the signs of aging

KHOU
"I've tried everything on my chest; the scars there were keloid, they came from a burn inside out," she said. And while those scars are not gone, Brittingham said her skin looks significantly better, and she credits the power behind the little SkinPen.
 

Straight.com

David Cronenberg retrospective goes deep
Straight.com