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What s the treatment for keloid doctor?

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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics 35 years experience
Stepwise approach: Avoidance of injury, pressure, massage, silicone gel sheeting, steroid injections, 5-FU injections, surgery and/or radiation therapy are used in the management of keloids (roughly in that lprogression). Laser therapy is controversial.
Dr. Barry Press
Plastic Surgery 45 years experience
Varies a lot...: Depending on the location and duration of the keloid, and whether it is a true keloid or hypertrophic scar. Treatments that have been effective alone or in combination include surgical removal, pressure treatment, steroid injections and low dose radiation.
Last updated May 1, 2019

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