Orlando Plastic Surgeon Dr. Kenrick Spence Featured in USA Today

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Dr. Kenrick Spence, an award-winning plastic surgeon and expert in cesarean scar treatment, has been recently featured in USA Today. His expertise in treating keloid scars that often follow C-sections has earned him respect and recognition as an authority in his field.

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Scars are very personal things, and if someone is not comfortable in his or her skin, I want them to know that there are treatment options to help, especially in the case of scars left on a woman after delivering a baby, says Dr. Kenrick Spence.

Dr. Kenrick Spence is a renowned cosmetic plastic surgeon based in Orlando, Florida. Considered a chief authority in the field of cosmetic plastic and reconstructive surgery, Dr. Spence serves patients both locally and internationally. Recently, USA Today turned to Dr. Spence for his knowledge and expertise in treating keloid scars. The USA Today article, entitled “Things You Didn't Know About C-sections: There's Still Postpartum Bleeding,” discusses keloid scarring as a common concern for women after cesarean deliveries.

Cesarean delivery is a major surgical procedure that many women undergo. Whether the C-section is elected or necessary due to a medical emergency during delivery, the incision site often does not heal the way other traumatized areas do. Keloid scars are a result of an overproduction of collagen, which can lead to large, extending scars that go well beyond the borders of the incision.

As the Medical Director and Chief Plastic Surgeon at the Hillcrest Plastic Surgery, Dr. Spence weighs in on the topic in the USA Today article by saying that “that keloids can be a common occurrence after C-sections and since there's an urgency when performing these surgeries, that information may not have been communicated.”

Dr. Kenrick Spence is a highly sought-after plastic surgeon and the medical director of the International Keloid & Scar Treatment Center in Orlando, which has been recognized as a Center of Excellence. The Center utilizes the most advanced surgical procedures in the field of keloid scar treatment combining precision surgery for the keloid removal and reconstruction followed immediately by three successive treatments of Superficial Radiation Therapy via the SRT -100+. Dr. Spence is known for his understanding of how keloid scars can affect a person as a whole, the varied reasons and locations of keloids and highly customized protocol for each patient.

“Scars are very personal things, and if someone is not comfortable in his or her skin, I want them to know that there are treatment options to help, especially in the case of scars left on a woman after delivering a baby,” says Dr. Kenrick Spence.

Along with his specific treatment center for keloid scars, Dr. Kenrick Spence also leads Hillcrest Plastic Surgery. This practice offers a full range of cosmetic procedures and minimally invasive, no-downtime procedures for facial rejuvenation, body contouring and advanced skincare.

About Dr. Kenrick Spence:

Dr. Kenrick Spence was born in London, raised in Jamaica and earned his medical and surgical training in the United States. Dr. Spence is board certified in Plastic and Reconstructive surgery and General surgery. He completed his medical education at the University of Connecticut, then spent five years as a General Surgery Resident at St. Rahael Hospital, a Yale School of Medicine hospital. Dr. Spence went on to complete three years of Plastic and Reconstructive surgery training at the University of Texas. He is Board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeon and a Member of the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, American Society of Plastic Surgeons and American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery. When treating patients, Dr. Spence values an attentive, non-hurried approach so that each patient feels respected and their personal goals are clearly understood.

For more information on the keloid and scar treatments offered by Dr. Spence, visit his website at http://www.wetreatkeloids.com or contact his office in Orlando directly at (407) 999-2585.

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