FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is the success rate for Lexington Plastics regarding Keloid removal?

Dr. Jones and his staff have a success rate over 95 percent, meaning 95% of his patients won’t have the keloid return after a successful removal. Keloid, also known as keloid disorder and keloid scar, is the formation of a type of scar which, depending on its maturity, is composed mainly of either type III (early) or type I (late) collagen. A keloid scar is benign and not contagious, but sometimes accompanied by severe itchiness, pain,[2] and changes in texture. In severe cases, it can affect movement of skin

How/Why do Keloids appear on some people?

Histologically, keloid tissue has been shown to contain an overabundance of Type-I and Type-III dermal collagen and multiple fibroblast proteins suggesting the dysregulation of cellular wound healing.8 Physiologically, wound healing in adult tissue can be categorized into 3 stages: inflammation, proliferation, and remodeling. 2 At the onset of wounding, there is an activation of complement and clotting cascade that begins the framework for tissue repair.

What is a Keloid?

Keloid, also known as Keloid disorder and keloid scar, is the formation of a type of scar which, depending on it’s maturity, is composed mainly of either type III (early) or type I (late) collagen. A keloid scar is benign and not contagious, but sometimes accompanied by severe itchiness, pain,[2] and changes in texture. In severe cases, it can affect movement of skin.

Who is Dr. Michael Jones?

Dr. Michael E. Jones is an honors graduate of Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons and an actively practicing cosmetic and reconstructive surgeon, board certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.

Did you know Dr. Jones developed a scar removal cream?

Dr. Jones developed Keloid Care as a way for patients to see favorable results post surgery. It was designed to help patients recover quickly.

Did you know Dr. Jones developed a scar removal cream?

Dr. Jones developed Keloid Care as a way for patients to see favorable results post surgery. It was designed to help patients recover quickly.

What is Operation Keloid?

Keloid, also known as keloid disorder and keloidal scar, is the formation of a type of scar which, depending on its maturity, is composed mainly of either type III (early) or type I (late) collagen. It is a result of an overgrowth of granulation tissue (collagen type 3) at the site of a healed skin injury which is then slowly replaced by collagen type 1. Keloids are firm, rubbery lesions or shiny, fibrous nodules, and can vary from pink to the color of the patient’s flesh or red to dark brown in color. A keloid scar is benign and not contagious, but sometimes accompanied by severe itchiness, pain, and changes in texture. In severe cases, it can affect movement of skin. Keloid scars are seen 15 times more frequently in people of African descent than in people of European descent.

What is Dr. Michael Jones success rate for Keloid Removal?

Dr. Jones and his staff have a success rate over 95 percent, meaning 95% of his patients won’t have the keloid return after a successful removal. Keloid, also known as keloid disorder and keloid scar, is the formation of a type of scar which, depending on its maturity, is composed mainly of either type III (early) or type I (late) collagen. A keloid scar is benign and not contagious, but sometimes accompanied by severe itchiness, pain,[2] and changes in texture. In severe cases, it can affect movement of skin.

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