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Successful Keloid Removal? (photo)

I am an African American female with keloids on my back chest breast and leg. I got the keloid on my chest cut twice and it just grew back. I did the injections and as a result the keloid is just a little flatter. I am so embarrassed by these scars and am limited to what I can wear because of them. What options do I have? I am looking for a doctor that has a high success rate of keloid removals and not further than 3-4 hours driving distance from PA because I know treatment is ongoing. HELP

Hi There,

Here is a link to our board certified doctors qualified to perform this treatment in your area:

http://www.realself.com/Scar-removal/drs

Hopefully this helps!

Doctor Answers (2)

Chest keloids can be treated without surgery

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I have successfully treated chest keloids such as yours without surgery.  A combination of pressure, IIT, and laser will reduce this scar effectively. 

Web reference: http://www.surgery90210.com/cosmetic-dermatology/38/scar-revision.aspx

Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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Successful Keloid Removal?

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Look into radiation therapy to try an eliminate the recurrent Keloids. This can be done with re excision and steroids at the same time. 

Miami Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 55 reviews

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