Case Study # 6 - Earlobe Keloids Treatment with Cryotherapy - No Surgery

The keloid depicted here was never treated before. This patient presented in December 2011.
Earlobe Keloids Treatment

Treatment was provided on the same date.

Earlobe Keloids Treatment

Within the first 24-48 hours, the treated keloid swells up and forms a large blister. Below is the image of this keloid two weeks later.

Earlobe Keloids Treatment

Over time, the swelling subsides and the tissue dries up and forms a very thick scab. Below is the image of this keloid one month later.

Earlobe Keloids Treatment
Patient returned five months later and was happy with the outcome and the results that were achieved after only on application of cryotherapy.
Earlobe Keloids Treatment

We choose to use magnets to treat the minimal residual keloid.

Earlobe Keloids Treatment

This case is a good representation of how cryotherapy works. Proper treatment of keloid requires patience, compliance with treatment, and time.