KELOID REMOVAL BEFORE AND AFTER


 

Patient was a 27-year-old man who had difficulty getting a job because of the appearance of a keloid in his right earlobe after ear piercing several years prior. We performed keloid excision, with special attention to restoring the normal contour of the earlobe.


Patient was a 17-year-old woman who had a disfiguring keloid in her upper ear after ear-piercing several years prior. We performed keloid excision with reconstruction of her upper ear in order to restore a normal-appearing contour.


Patient was a 26-year-old woman who had growth of a keloid after an ear-piercing over the previous 1.5 years, with the keloid growth causing her upper ear to be grow outward. We performed keloid excision, taking special care to restore the natural shape and position of her ear.