If you have the propensity to form keloid or have keloid, we have many treatment options for you. As you may already know, keloid is an abnormal scarring or overgrowth which can occur at a healed skin injury. We offer Keloid Scar Treatment and Removal in Atlanta. We have before and after photos of keloid scar treatment.
KELOID TREATMENT OPTIONS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING
- Keloid prevention with BioCorneum
- Keloid injections with Corticosteroid injection (Kenalog injection)
- Cryoshape keloid treatment
- Keloid surgery
WHAT CAUSED MY KELOID?
Keloid scar can occur due to many reasons in a susceptible individual. There is a genetic predisposition for keloids. Although it is more common in people of skin color such as African American, Asians, and Hispanic, it can occur in Caucasians as well.
WHAT CONDITIONS CAN CAUSE KELOID
Many conditions can cause keloid. There is usually a traumatic event to the skin. The most common reasons are from surgical scar, burns, ear piercings, pimples, insect bites, scratching, or any trauma to the skin.
HOW DO I KNOW IF I HAVE KELOID
The best way to know if you have keloid is to be evaluated by a licensed physician. However, it usually presents as a raised scar beyond the boundaries of the original scar. Besides the unsightly scar, many patients complain of scar itchiness or pain.
WHAT TREATMENT OPTIONS ARE AVAILABLE
If you already have keloid, we have are some treatment to help minimize the effects of keloid. If you do not have keloid, the best treatment is prevention. At our Atlanta area office, we blend the latest state-of-the-art technology & treatment with time tested honored treatment to the best outcome in keloids. We offer keloid treatment options from Scar injection with intralesional corticosteroids, silicone sheeting to keloid removal and radiation treatment.
If you would like to schedule a confidential consultation for keloid treatment at our plastic surgery practice please call us or email us today!
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