A keloid is a growth of extra scar tissue where the skin has healed after an injury.
A keloid may be:
A keloid will tan darker than the skin around it if exposed to sun during the first year after it forms. The darker color may not go away.
Keloids can form after skin injuries from:
Keloids usually are not harmful to your health but they may affect how you look. In some cases, they may become smaller, flatter, and less noticeable over time.
Our doctor will look at your skin to see if you have a keloid suitable to be treated.
Our approaches for keloid fix include:
Corticosteroid (Shincort) injection will flattened raised keloid. Requires weekly injections up to 5-10 sessions depending on the severity.
This approach will treat the color and texture of keloid to make it less noticeable.