Keloid on ear

Keloid scars are formed when excess collagen disposition interrupts the healing process and leaves elevated, thick, rubbery lesions at the site of the wound or incision.

One of the most common areas on which keloid scars are formed is the ear. A keloid on the ear is often caused following ear-piercing, as the body attempts to heal itself by growing extra scar tissue. A keloid on the ear is usually a large, rounded ball on the earlobe and may be red or flesh-colored. It may be painful and itchy, and will likely grow if not treated.


Treatment of Keloid scars on Ears

It is recommended to treat a keloid on the ear as soon it appears in order to prevent it from growing. Steroids can prevent additional scar tissue from growing and enlarging the keloid on the ear, though it will not change its current appearance. Scar-reducing ointments and silicone gel as well as pressure earrings can be effective for the treatment of very small keloids on the ear. Surgical removal of keloid scars is not effective due to the high rates of recurrence.


Treating Keloid on ear with CryoShape

CryoShape is an effective tool for treatment of various kinds of keloid scars, including keloids on the ear. The cryoprobe penetrates the keloid scar and freezes the deep scar tissue in order to destroy the scar tissue and prevent it from recurring. Unlike other available treatments for keloid scars, CryoShape technology has been shown to treat keloids on the ear, in a single treatment.