Keloid Scars After Piercing

My four year has developed keloid on ear lobe after piercing 3yrs ago.What can be done to remove this?

Doctor Answers 2

Keloid scar removal with surgery

Most keloids of the ear are amenable to surgical removal and excision.  I would begin with excision and carefully follow up after surgery to prevent recurrence. 

Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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Scar Removal

The pressure ear rings can slow this down, but excision seems to be where many wind up. Thank you for your question and good luck with everything.

Vivek Bansal, MD
Danville Plastic Surgeon
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