Dr. Jochen removes a huge ear keloid caused by an earring. Keloids are scar tissue that has expanded beyond the boundaries of the original wound.
Dr. Timothy Jochen, Board Certified Dermatologist with Contour Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery Center talks with Jenifer Daniels of CBS about scars.
Scars form as part of the body’s natural response to healing following damage to the skin. Almost all trauma to the skin results in some degree of scarring.
The first step is to get the acne under control. For moderate to severe acne, I typically recommend Accutane. It’s a proven therapy and only requires a short course, but has long-lasting results.