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Keloid Removal

The London Cosmetic Clinic is a very succesful Keloid and Ear keloid treatment centre. You will be treated by a well respected and experienced cosmetic doctor and plastic surgeon. Keloid is the growth or benign tumor of scar tissue. It’s commonly found after wound infection, hereditary, and in skin type 4-6 ( darker skin). The keloid commonly presents as lumps or nodules that raise bigger than the original wound, firm or hard to touch and it could feel pain or itchy. The severity of keloid range from mild to severe which can be graded from the size, pain and firmness.

Treatment

At your consultation, the keloid will be carefully examined by our specialist doctor who will advise the best method of treatment .

Ear Keloid treatment

 We offer choices of treatments for keloid on ear including 

  1. The highly success signature combination treatments of keloid shave removal and   steroid ( Kenalog) injection immediately after the removal. After the wound heal, it is important to prevent the keloid grow back. We advise and offer preventative measures to prevent the keloids recurrence which are a course of steroid injection and pressure earrings application. The success rate of this unique combination  treatments is very high and it is the most popular choice among our patients.
  2. a course of steroid ( Kenalog) injection only.

 

Keloid on the other area of your face and body

We offer choices of treatments including 

  1. The combination treatments of keloid shave removal and   steroid ( Kenalog) injection immediately after the removal. After the wound heal, the preventative measure to prevent the keloids grow back will be follow which are a course of steroid injection.
  2.  A course of steroid injection only.

 

Keloid removal: The methods offered at the clinic are

  1. Shave with Hyfrecator machine which can shave the keloid off and stop bleeding in the same time.
  2. Excision of keloid and stitches

 

Steroid injection: a specific type of steroid injection into keloid will help stop the growth of scar tissue and flatten the scar. Triamnicolone acetonide 40 mg/ml is used at our clinic for the effective keloid treatment.

Pressure earrings: by applying the right pressure on keloid can help flatten and prevent the growth of scar tissue. Pressure earrings is generally advised to apply on after keloid removal to prevent the recurrence of the keloid on ears.

 

Keloid removal and steroid injection procedures 

1.Prior to the treatment : Local anaesthetic Injection will be administered on treated area.

 

  • Hyfrecator treatment – The hyfrecator is a low-powered medical apparatus used in electro surgery. It is used to destroy tissue directly, and to stop bleeding during minor surgery. This leaves a small superficial wound. The hyfrecator has a large number of uses, such as removal of warts, moles, skin tags and some other types of skin lesions. The treatment takes only a few minutes to complete and the aim is to get the normal shape of the ear back.
  • Steroid will then be injected on the wound immediately after the shaving. Antibiotic ointment and plaster will be applied.
  • The procedure takes around 20-30 minutes. The discomfort of the treatment is very minimal, only slight discomfort during anaesthetic injection.
  • Post treatment: You can resume normal activities straight away in most cases and a dressing is applied to keep the wound clean for a few days. Antibiotic cream will be prescribed to apply to the wounds until it heals or the stitches are removed. In some cases, doctors may prescribe oral antibiotics. A prescription of a course of one week oral antibiotic will also be given to prevent infection.
  • Specific post treatment instructions will be discussed with you during your visit by our Clinic Coordinator. Review appointment with your doctor usually will be arrange for you 4 weeks after the procedure.
  • Pressure earrings can be applied when the wound is completely heal. We offer the pressure earrings at the clinic and advise to wear it for a minimum of one year after.
  • At the 4 weeks follow up, a course of 5 sessions of  steroid injections will be started to prevent the recurrence of the keloid.

 


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THE TREATMENT AT A GLANCE

30-60 minutes

Duration

Local anaesthetic Injection

Anesthetic

3-4 days

Down Time

Immediately

Time to See Results

Permanent

Treatment Lasts

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The London Cosmetic Clinic are my life saver, I had keloids for 8 years tried different ways, different methods costing me almost $3000 in 5 year period till I came across The London Cosmetic clinic my keloids are gone and my therapy check-up appointments are finish all in a quick 5 months period. I cannot be more happier thank you Dr Salinda Johnson, Pia and the rest of the wonderful young female staff I highly and truly appreciate you all making me happy with my looks, love you.

Robert