If you are having problems with scars, you’re not the only one. Amanda Holden, the English actress better known for being a judge on Britain’s Got Talent has keloid scars.

Read more about it here and here.

A keloid scar is one in which there is overgrowth of dense fibrous tissue. This usually develops after the injury has healed. It extends beyond the borders of the original wound. It does not normally regress spontaneously, and it will usually recur after excision. This contrasts with hypertrophic scars, which stay within the borders of the original wound. Silicone based products, like Strataderm, are very effective in keloid scar treatment and prevention.