Treatment of Keloids
The available treatment options for removing or improving the appearance of keloid scars.
Keloids are a type of unregulated cell growth that is similar in some ways to cancer, researchers are exploring the use of chemotherapy drugs to treat keloids.
Compression Therapy
Compression therapy is often used as a first-line therapy to treat keloids.
Cryotherapy or cryosurgery damages cell tissue and causes a Keliod scar to flatten and slough off.
Imiquimod is a FDA-approved topical cream that researchers believe can help regulate dysfunctional cells in keloids.
Immunotherapy Drugs
Immunotherapy drugs may be helpful in preventing the recurrence or initial formation of keloids.