Keloid scars can develop after minor skin damage, which could be from a piercing or acne.
Types of condition
Keloid scars are where the scar appears to grow beyond the boundaries of the wound and in some cases, continues to grow. They can last for months or even years and they can be more difficult to treat but there are options for you at Zenith – book in for a consultation with Doctor Maini to see whether we can help improve the appearance of your scar.
What do they look like?
Keloid Scars are:
- Raised above surrounding skin
- Red or purple initially before becoming paler or brown.
At Zenith we put together a treatment plan for you to ensure the keloid scar has completely disappeared. This can include:
- C02 Laser
Why choose Zenith Cosmetic Clinic For Keloid Scar Treatment?
- All consultations and reviews are included in the price
- All consultants are UK trained
- Rated as outstanding by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in providing care to our patients in a safe and effective manner.
- Registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC)
- Full member of the British College of Aesthetic Medicine (BCAM)
Do they hurt?
Keloid scars are generally painless. In some cases, patients can feel slight discomfort or tenderness.
Who gets Keloid Scars?
Anyone can get this type of scar. Keloid scars are more common in people with darker skin tones and can also be genetic.
Can you prevent having Keloid Scars?
No, however, if you have piercings or tattoos you are more likely to have this type of scar develop.