This study demonstrates that the combination of pulsed dye laser treatment and steroid injection is more effective in reducing the size of symptomatic keloids than either treatment alone. Laser followed by injection is also better than the reverse order of treatment.

Jaimie Shores, MD, Allen Gabriel, MD, Cherrie Heinrich, MD, and Subhas Gupta, MD, PhD.:  Comparison and Sequential Study of Laser and Intralesional Corticosteroid Injection Treatments of Keloids