I have a what my dermatologist calls a keloid scar on my neck, this was caused by an accidental, self-inflicted chemical burn. My scar has not grown beyond the border of the original scar, although it is raised. I have had 5 treatments of cortisone injections, and currently am treating redness with Tri-Luma cream. This has soften it a bit but it still remains raised and very reddish and sore looking. What can I do to improve its appearance? I am of Hispanic descent and have a medium complexion.
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Keloid treatment without surgery
This inflamed keloid scar needs multimodality therapy, including IIT, pressure management, and laser treatment. I use a very strict protocol to minimize progression of keloids in my Los Angeles practice. Raffy Karamanoukian Surgery90210
Kenolog and Fraxel
If kenolog injection did not help, the next treatment is Fraxel. This will help with the redness.
I would give kenolog enough time to work first. It is a very powerful drug when injected in the correct place.