is my scar a keloid/hypertrophic scar? What alternative treatments can I try? It's a scar left from birthmark removal (Photo)
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Keloid scar from birthmark removal
Treatment for Keloid Scar
If the scar is flattening and then returning, it's very possible that the regeneration of the scar is related to the trauma of the laser treatment, especially if this is a fractional resurfacing.
If steroids are working to flatten (we use Kenalog), then stick with those only for now and consider a pulsed dye laser for any residual redness at the end of the steroid injections.
Take a look at the before and after picture at the link below to see what steroids can do.
Keloid Treatment Options
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