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Dr. Paul Slawek
53 years experience Radiology
Not Sure.: Both are acceptable treatments for Keloids. Both treatments have their advocates. Keloids are difficult to treat and what works for one may not work f ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience Dermatology
Patients who keloid: can be at higher risk for keloids. I would confirm that you really have keloids and not hypertrophic scars. There is no guarantee so if spots bother y ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
40 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Depending on the location of the tatto ie should or chest and the tendency of your skin to get keloids it is possible.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
You should try in: a small inconspicuous area before you go for the whole thing, because keloid formation is unpredictable.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ebner
17 years experience Dermatology
Not necessarily: The laser will remove the surface of the keloid, but it can and often will grow back quickly and larger. Close follow up after removal of keloid scar ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
Usually not: Keloid formation is the production of excessive fibrous deposits in a surgical scar. This is seen to occur especially in certain areas such as over t ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Bloom
19 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Keloids can happen: Keloids can occur from surgery around the eyes, but this is extremely uncommon. Surgeons work to eliminate wound tension so that it reduces the risk, ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Marek
22 years experience Plastic Surgery
Keloids: Depending on the size of the keloid you I tend to excise them and/or inject with steroid. I personally have ablated keloids with an Erbium and CO2 la ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
23 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Keloid: It is rare to have a keloid around the eye.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Keloids: if you had success in the past with steroids and lasers then do that again. I would recommend a Board Certified Dermatologist.

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