I have written of keloid treatment (general, not site specific) previously. I have always tried to include pressure treatment as part of the plan when treating keloids of the ear lobe. This pressure treatment came in the form of pressure earrings — clip-on, disc-shaped.
The recent article (full reference below) in the Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery journal introduces a new pressure device which looks like it will work better than what has been available (photo credit)
and as can be seen in this photo, the upper ear can be treated with pressure which has not been possible with the clip earrings: Read more »
*This blog post was originally published at Suture for a Living*