Understanding Keloids

“Keloids” occur usually after an injury like a cut or a burn or an abrasion. Sometimes keloids form after a surgical procedure. These usually thick and often quite painful besides being disfiguring.

These keloids can often be carefully and finely removed and then meticulously repaired to minimize the scar to a goal of a fine line. Sometimes keloids return even after fine plastic surgery. Dr. Jacobsen works with other specialists for other therapies for keloid scar prevention as well.

Dr. Jacobsen works with radiation specialists that can help treat the keloids that tend to recur in addition to the surgical removal. These keloid scars are generally covered by your health insurance particularly if they follow a surgical procedure previously. Otherwise Dr. Jacobsen has a simple fee schedule for you to have these removed in the office.

Everyone of course is concerned about the scar left behind. The scar will always be there but it is our goal to make the scar not noticeable to your family and friends or at the very least less noticeable than the mole itself was. We have a “scar” care program to help minimize the scar appearance after your procedure.

Dr. Jacobsen can help you with your keloid removal and a finely done repair of your body and skin. Call us or email us with your keloid removal question and we will be happy to help you!

Dr J and his staff look forward to understanding the details of your unique case, desires and aspirations, and to providing you with realistic, safe and attainable results that leave you looking beautiful, and truly feeling like yourself. Take the first step toward your healing or rejuvenating procedure with Dr J by filling out our contact form to request a consultation, or to inquire about any of the services we offer. We look forward to treating you!

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Dr J and his staff are committed to providing you with exceptional and compassionate care. On behalf of our entire team, we invite you to request a consultation to talk to Dr J about your goals, expectations and aspirations. We can’t wait to find out how our 20-plus years of experience in cosmetic and functional plastic surgery can help change your life, and make you a happier, healthier person.

Dr. William Jacobsen
Plastic Surgery
2400 East Arizona
​Biltmore Circle, Ste 2450
Phoenix, AZ  85016

Phone: 602-212-0100
Fax: 602.279.1701

Our Procedures & Treatments

Dr J considers every surgery an opportunity to express his vision with his patients, and believes in natural, beautiful results that leave you feeling confident and beautiful, but most importantly, feeling like yourself. From extremely rare and complex surgical cases, to cosmetic surgery, Dr J has the experience, compassion and understanding to help you achieve your surgical goals.

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