Keloids are an abnormal effort from the body during repair. The bumpy scars are found in other family members as this is a defect of inheritance. Certain areas tend to keloid more easily than others. Treatment is best with a CO2 laser which shaves off layers of the abnormal scar in multiple treatment until it is reduced.
Depending on the size of the scar and the keloid is the length in time of treatment. Sometimes combination with medications that will prevent further bumping out is essential to keep it from coming back. There are also treatments with chemical peels depending on the extent of the scar to be treated. For best outcomes in scar revision treatment is advisable within 2 weeks of the initial surgery.