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What are Keloids? Orlando, FL
Effective Treatment and Removal of Keloids

A keloid is a type of scar that forms after an injury or surgery. Keloids are raised and prominent in appearance. They often cause significant damage to the self-esteem of those who suffer from this affliction. Contrary to popular belief, it is possible to have keloids removed using advanced technologies and surgical techniques. Although the exact cause of keloids is not fully understood, this type of scar tissue is most common among people with darker skin pigmentation.

When a keloid forms, fibrous non-cancerous tissue builds up around the area of injury. As you can imagine, a large amount of scarring in an area that is easily visible can greatly impact confidence. People who suffer from keloid scars will usually consult with a doctor who specializes in cosmetic surgery to pursue options for treatment or removal. The problem with keloids is there is a high level of risk associated with new scar tissue forming as a result of treatment.

Advances in Keloid Removal

Millions of people around the world suffer from cosmetic imperfections due to keloids, often without access to effective treatment. Traveling to clinics that offer advanced treatment options for keloids is now possible through superficial radiation therapy (SRT). Using SRT, an experienced plastic surgeon can target and remove fibrous scar tissue. This treatment is typically combined with other procedures that are designed to prevent keloids from reforming and leaving a less visible scar.

Treatment options for keloids should be individualized to produce optimum outcomes for the patient. A consultation with the plastic surgeon will typically take place prior to confirmation of a treatment plan. Our practice also provides the option of a virtual consultation, offered to international patients who are prepared to travel in order to undergo viable treatments.

Patients who have previously attended a consultation for keloid removal surgery should revisit their options. This is since access to effective treatment is now available from specialist plastic surgeons like Dr. Spence.

Posted on behalf of International Keloid & Scar Treatment Center

130 Hillcrest St
Orlando, FL 32801

Phone: (833) 653-8043

Mon - Fri: 8:30AM - 5:30PM
Sat - Sun: Closed

Our Patient Reviews

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Based on 10 reviews

Melanie Blair

Dr. Spence and his staff are absolutely wonderful. They are caring and professional. I've had the best experience at his office and will continue to be a long term patient!! Highly recommend.

Sean Gray

Excellent job on a scar revision that no other surgeon said could be excised.

Connie Hansen

I have been a patient of Dr. Spence twice now. I love the results and thanks to him I feel great! Dr. Spence and his team are very friendly and professional, they make you feel right at home. I would definitely recommend all my friends and family.

Kelsey Herring

Dr. Spence and his staff are absolutely wonderful! Dr. Spence is very calming and really makes you feel at ease going into the procedure. His staff compliments him very well. They are all so kind and fun but also very helpful, open, and reassuring. Would most definitely recommend!!!

Orlando Institute

Dr. Spence and his staff are outstanding. Dr. Spence's surgical skills are unmatched. His bedside manner is superb. The customer service at his office is above anything I have experienced elsewhere. Thank you Dr. Spence and your staff for making me beautiful!

Dr. Spence Patient

Experience with proven results! Dr. Spence is personable and detailed. He takes the time to answer all my questions. My results are phenomenal!

Dr. Spence Patient

Thorough, Diligent and Compassionate Dr. Spence treated my mother's condition and went far above and beyond his professional duties to make sure she had a good outcome. She is doing well and his treatment and aftercare made the difference .

Dr. Spence Patient

Great plastic surgeon and staff Dr. Spence and his staff were so kind and patient. They were very detailed with their explanation of the procedure. What to expect before and after. I had a great experience and would recommend Dr. Spence to anyone.

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130 Hillcrest St
Orlando, FL 32801