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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

Cold comfort for fixing unsightly skin condition

Hong Kong Standard
People with an unsightly scar tissue condition may benefit from a new combination treatment, says the surgeon who developed the therapy. The technique, which involves freezing, can treat keloid an overgrowth of scar tissue that develops around a wound ...
 

Oculus' (OCLS) Microcyn-based Epicyn Hydrogel Receives CE Mark

StreetInsider.com (subscription)
Oculus Innovative Sciences (Nasdaq: OCLS) announced the issuance of a new CE Mark in Europe for Microcyn-based Epicyn Hydrogel. Epicyn Hydrogel is indicated for the management and reduction of new and existing hypertrophic and keloid scars, ...
 

New Invention Provides Affordable & Effective Treatment for Keloid Scars

SkinInc.com
Scars?in particular keloid scars that result from overgrowth of skin tissue after injuries or surgeries?are unsightly and can even lead to disfigurement and psychological problems of affected patients. Individuals with darker pigmentation?in ...
 

Keloid Bisa Membesar, tapi Tak Bahaya

Sumatera Ekspres Online
Keloid biasanya muncul atau timbul setelah operasi atau cedera, bisa muncul secara spontan atau sebagai hasil dari beberapa peradangan ringan, seperti jerawat di dada. Luka ringan lain yang dapat memicu keloid adalah luka bakar dan luka karena tindik.
 

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 ...
 

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 ...
 

Birds of prey treated like royalty at falcon hotels

KXAN.com
An analysis of its blood is undertaken and it is vaccinated against keloid epilepsy, which can be caused when the birds are overexerted. The Tie usually begins in March and ends in October. During that time, the falcons will remain inside the Tie hall ...
 

Counsel & Heal

New genes identified may unlock mystery of keloid development
Medical Xpress
 

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 ...
 

Daily Mail

Beauty Bible beauty clinic: I have keloid scarring - what can I do?
Daily Mail