Shape

By on February 1, 2016 under Uncategorized

Shape

There has been success in flattening keloids (knobby growths of scar tissue most common in people of Mediterranean or African descent) by first having the keloid sliced or frozen off, followed by a series of steroid injections – one right after surgery then three follow-up shots over the next three months (cost: de­pending on the extent of the scar, $1,000-$5,000 to excise it and $250 per injection). “This combination works in 70-80 percent of patients,” says Steven G. Wallach, M.D., assistant clinical professor of plastic and reconstructive surgery at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City.

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Dr. Wallach is a board certified plastic surgeon in New York City who specializes in performing aesthetic procedures of the face and body. Dr. Wallach is a past-president and a former member of the Board of Trustees of the New York Regional Society of Plastic Surgeons (NYRSPS). He has been featured in New York Magazine’s “Best Beauty Docs” issue as one of the field’s sharpest talents.