Wounds heal in very different ways depending on the size, depth and location. In some instances, the raised scar can occur anywhere in the skin due to failure of proper wound healing process. This is called keloids, causing patients to quickly lose confidence in their appearance.
Some body areas in genetically predisposed person can cause hypertrophic scars or keloids. These two terms are medically different.
Dr. Khakshaee works closely with his patients to develop the appropriate treatment and maintenance strategy for this scar tissue via steroid injections.