Keloid Removal Surgery
Keloids are scars that have continued to grow, becoming raised and large. When any incision or infection occurs scar tissue forms, made from collagen, to heal the injury. Keloids are when the body continues to form collagen at the spot of the injury, creating a mass. These scar formations can happen anywhere on the body, but they are most common on ear lobes, shoulders and breastbone area, with darker-skinned individuals more prone to this skin abnormality. Dr. Rousso offers keloid removal surgery at our clinic in New York City, treating those who want these growths removed and reconstruction to repair any deformity to the area.
Some patients suffer from keloids of the ears, especially those that have resulted from ear piercings. Keloids can be treated with a combination of medical therapy, such as steroid injections and surgical removal with reconstruction. Keloids are very prone to returning and need routine follow up and after care, but surgical correction and reconstruction can help make the ears return to their normal appearance.
Ear Lobe Keloid Surgery
If you have a large ear lobe keloid that has not responded to medical therapy, surgical removal is an option. Dr. Rousso is a leading facial plastic surgeon with specialized training and experience in ear reconstruction. Once the keloid is removed, Dr. Rousso can perform repair and reconstruction to fix damage to the ear lobe and ear. His expertise in creating a natural appearance that is balanced is his specialty. It is his goal to hide any signs of trauma to the ear and ensure it blends and matches your other ear and features.
For those who are frustrated with a keloid growth on the ear that is not responding or shrinking with medical treatment, contact our office today for a consultation with Dr. Rousso. He can explain the surgical options for keloid removal and ear reconstruction to improve the appearance of your ear.