Sometimes, after an injury or surgery, a visible mark or scar remains visible on the skin. Different types of scars can form on the skin as a result of different experiences. A keloid scar is a typical scar that usually appears on the skin after an injury. Keloid scars do not disappear or reduce in size over time. Usually, they keep growing and become harmful. A keloids treatment in Dubai helps eliminate such scars without being too invasive.
What is a keloid?
A keloid is basically the overgrowth of scar tissue. It forms on the injury site (sometimes without an injury, too) and keeps growing to the nearby areas. Typically, a keloid looks like a red bump of skin that is extremely itchy and keeps getting bigger with time. Some patients have purple or brown bumps instead of red. In some cases, keloids can also get infected and become extremely painful.
Although keloids can affect anyone, people with darker skin tone are more likely to be affected. The most common sites for keloids to appear are the chest, back, shoulders, neck, and ears.
Causes of Keloid
The most common causes of keloid formation are given below:
The most common symptoms of a keloid are:
- A bump like raised scar tissue at the site of a recuperated skin damage
- Skin pigmentation
It is not impossible to prevent a keloid from forming. But, you need to be extremely careful after an injury to prevent a keloid from forming. Petroleum gel and bandages can help keep the skin well-protected after an injury. Otherwise, you will not have any option except keloids treatment Dubai.
Most of the time, keloids don’t cause any serious threat to our health. However, sometimes they can be painful and irritating. Moreover, they don’t look pleasing to the eyes. Therefore, most people want to get rid of them as soon as possible. Fortunately, there are different keloid treatments available. Some of them are invasive, while others are entirely non-invasive.
Although most people don’t want to undergo a surgical procedure for keloid removal, it is inevitable in the case of old, large keloids. During the surgery, the large bump on the skin is cut out.
Typically, the results are immediate. However, the permanence of results is not guaranteed. In some cases, a keloid can reappear on the skin after being surgically removed.
Cryosurgery or the freezing method is also used for removing a keloid scar. In this treatment, liquid nitrogen is used on the keloid scar. It will freeze the raised bump, which can be easily removed.
Although this method is effective, it can cause skin discoloration. Usually, it is preferred for removing small keloids and acne scars.
Considered the best keloids treatment in Dubai, laser therapy is an excellent alternative to surgery. After laser therapy, keloids usually never reappear. The laser beam is directly targeted at the affected area. As a result, the keloid gets removed.
There are no severe side-effects of this treatment, but sometimes bruising can occur.
One of the most non-invasive methods for treating keloids is medication. Corticosteroid is a popular medication that is used for treating keloids. There is a very low inflammation risk.
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Do you have keloids on any part of your body? Are you looking for a suitable treatment for removing keloids? If yes, consider a keloids removal treatment in Dubai. At Dubai Cosmetic Surgery®, we offer some of the best and most effective keloid treatments. So, schedule an appointment today and get rid of keloids on your body.
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