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The Cadogan Clinic is currently offering a reduced service in light of the government's January lockdown guidelines.

All of our services will be delivered in line with the UK government's social distancing measures and fully compliant with all PPE guidance from Public Health England and NHS England.

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What causes keloid scarring?

It is still unknown what the exact cause of keloid scarring is.

They can develop after surgery, after major skin trauma, or even after very minor skin damage such as is caused by chickenpox, minor scratches or vaccination sites. Strangely, they may also develop even if there's no obvious damage to the skin at all.

Keloids typically occur in younger individuals, often between the ages of 10 – 30 years of age. The tendency to keloid scar does run in families.

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How to get rid of scars?

How to get rid of scars depends on the nature of your scarring and the extent of your scarring.

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In The Press This Week

This month Cadogan Clinic consultants feature in Glamour Magazine and The Strategist discussing facial oils and skin issues related to face masks, whilst Clinic Founder Mr Bryan Mayou discusses post-lockdown trends in the plastic surgery market and a faster than expected rebound for the sector

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