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Jewel Hopson asks:
If I'm prone to keloid scarring, is plastic surgery still an option? I have very short hair now and can't hide any scars.

On: 12/28/2012 02:17 am

To doctors from: D.C.

Category: Jowls

Answers

DrGustavoGalante on 12/28/2012 10:49 am wrote:
It appears you are referring to a facelift procedure. There are many causes for keloid scars including, how the scar was happened, its location and orientation, ethnicity,the healing process and genetics, and having a keloid in one part of the body does not necessarily put one at risk for a keloid in other areas of the body. However, the risk is clearly there, and a frank discussion is needed with your surgeon to determine if the benefit of surgery is worth the risk of an unfavorable scar.