Category Archives: Keloid Scars

Woman touching her Belly button with piercing bump

Piercing Bump vs Keloid: What’s the Difference?

Piercings are fun, trendy, and stylish, but they sometimes result in a troubling side effect called keloids. Bumps or scars around your piercing site can cause physical and emotional discomfort, which is why many patients visit us for keloid scar treatment and removal. To better understand your options, let’s explore how to identify a piercing […]

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A woman is holding her arm. The are has a scar or keloid on it. (MODEL)

How To Get Rid of Keloids: Answers to 6 Commonly Asked Questions

Keloid scars can be a source of frustration and self-consciousness for many people. These raised, thickened scars extending beyond an original wound’s boundaries can appear unsightly and cause discomfort. At The Centre for Minor Surgery, we understand the impact keloid scars can have on your confidence. This blog post will answer 6 commonly asked questions, […]

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Woman with a Keloid on her shoulder (model)

How Do You Flatten a Keloid?

It’s unfortunate to heal from a wound or surgical incision only to be left with a scar that compromises your appearance. That’s the reality of keloid scarring, and if you’ve experienced a keloid, you know it all too well. Fortunately, there are ways to flatten keloids and minimize their cosmetic effect so you can move […]

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