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Keloid Scar Removal in London

Treatments to help improve the appearance of poorly healed scars.



      Keloid Scar Treatment

      Our expert team of dermatologists at EF MEDISPA understand that poorly healed scars can often feel painful or tender and can also affect how you feel about your appearance. Offering a wide range of treatments to reduce the appearance of scarring hypertrophic and keloid scar treatment here in London is completed using a course of steroid injections.

      All treatments are tailored to the individual and personal experiences and results may vary. We recommend a one to one consultation with our Treatment Coordinators to discuss your treatment options.

      All treatments are tailored to the individual and personal experiences and results may vary. We recommend a one to one consultation with our Treatment Coordinators to discuss your treatment options.

      What Is A Keloid Scar?

      Keloid Scar Removal

      A keloid scar is a tough, raises scar, caused by damaged to the skin such as an injection. Keloid scars can often grow larger than the original wound, usually beginning as a red or purple colour, before becoming brown, purple, or sometimes pale. Keloids are irregularly shaped and tend to enlarge progressively, sometimes without warning. Unlike scars, keloids do not fade over time, so keloid scar removal in London may be necessary if you wish to eliminate it.

      Keloid scars are commonly found in areas such as the:

      • Chest
      • Head
      • Neck
      • Earlobes

      From time to time, they will appear elsewhere on the body. The surface of keloid scars is often shiny, hairless, hard ad rubbery. They may cause pain and discomfort, and even occasionally leas to restricted movement of the that area of the body, if the keloid scar is located on or near to the joint.

      Often, keloid scars occur after the skin has been damaged or wounded, although they can appear without injury, trauma, or warning.  Keloid scars can affect anyone, but they are more common in people with dark skin.

      What Does Keloid Scar Treatment London Involve?

      • Keloid scar removal in London injections is suitable for all skin types.
      • Keloid scar removal can be completed using a course of corticosteroid injections.
      • A specially trained dermatologist will inject the steroid solution directly into the keloid scar, which will help to diminish its appearance.
      • The steroids work by breaking down the bonds between collagen fibres, which helps to reduce the amount of scar tissue beneath the skin.

      Summary of Keloid Scar Removal in London Procedure

      • Procedure Time 15-30 minutes depending on size and location of scar
      • Back To Work Immediately
      • Anaesthetic None usually required
      • Downtime None
      • Duration Of Results Maintenance courses may be required
      • Results 6-8 sessions recommended*

      *Individual results may vary.

      Keloid Scar Removal

      Why Should I Have Keloid Scar Treatment in London at EF MEDISPA?

      • We are a specialist, award-winning, aesthetic clinic chain offers a welcoming and safe environment.
      • Our highly experienced and friendly team of clinical practitioners and dermatologists can provide bespoke keloid scar treatment plans, tailored to your needs and are always available for advice and support before and after your treatment.
      • Our skin experts will assess your scars and discuss your concerns, before advising you on which treatment method is most suitable for your keloid scar removal in London.

      Contact us today to speak to our highly experienced Treatment Coordinators, who will be happy to book you a free consultation.

      Keloid Scar Removal in London FAQs

      Is the keloid scar removal painful?

      Some individuals do feel some discomfort following their keloid scar removal in London. What is usually experienced is a slight stinging sensation when the injection is made. This procedure is quick and requires no downtime at all, so you are usually able to return to work, and resume all normal activities, straight after treatment.

      How long does keloid scar removal take?

      Steroid injections are a safe and effective keloid scar treatment in London and usually takes 15 – 30 minutes per session. Most keloid scar removal courses in London require around 6 to 8 sessions, depending on the size and location of the scar. It is best to book a consultation with one of our specialists to figure out what the average length of time will be for you.

      How soon will I see results from keloid scar treatment?

      With steroid keloid scar treatments, you should notice an improvement after your first treatment, however you will require several sessions to help the scar to flatten out and fade in colour. It is very unlikely that you won’t see results, but please get in touch on the occasion that the keloid scar does not diminish.

      How long will the results of keloid scar removal last?

      In most cases the results are permanent, however very occasionally keloid scars can return to the same area, in which case keloid scar treatment in London can be repeated. On the occasion that they do reappear, feel free to book another appointment with EFMEDISPA and we will do all that we can to help you with your keloid scar removal.

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      Church Street
      Kensington, London
      W8 4LL

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      Chelsea, London
      SW3 5ED

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      St John’s Wood, London
      NW8 7NL