There are lots of options for treating keloids. Best to start with intralesional kenalog/cortisone with or without liquid nitrogen. If insufficient response, then can do a 5-FU/Kenalog mixture injection. Once the keloid is flattened, any residual colour can be improved with a laser. Best to speak with your dermatologist about treating and preventing keloids.
How to Treat Keloids?
Hi Maruko. You are an excellent candidate for Kenalog (steroid) injections and/or pulsed dye laser treatments to improve the scars. The goal would be to flatten them to the same level as the surrounding skin and also to remove the redness. This is a fairly straightforward process and you are a good candidate for the procedures, so we would expect good results. To see photos of our Los Angeles based scar patients, you can visit the link below.