2 x 3cm x 15cm silicone sheet, 1 x adhesive tape
– Shrinks, flattens & fades new scars,
– Minimises formation of new scars,
– Is a self-adhesive, reusable and washable silicone gel strip,
– Is safe for all skin types,
– Significantly improves the appearance of existing scars,
– Is convenient to use and comfortable to wear,
– Silicone Sheeting is recommended by hospitals, burn treatment centers, dermatologists and plastic surgeons around the world for scar management.
Silicone Sheeting is used to improve the appearance of surgical and traumatic scars (including normal post-op scars, hypertrophic scars, and keloid scars) and burns.
Apply to clean and dry scar, for up to 16 hours, and can be secured to the skin with the medical tape as needed. The Silicone Sheeting should be removed and washed daily with clean water and gentle hand soap and left to dry completely before reusing.
The Silicone Sheeting can be reused for up to 5 weeks.
Results can be seen between 2 weeks and 3 months depending on the nature of the scar and the person’s natural ability to heal.
The Silicone Sheeting must not be applied to an open wound.
For best results wear the Silicone Sheeting for 8 -16 hours daily but preferably at night.
Please measure the size of your scar (length & width) to make sure the silicone sheet covers the entire scar with a bit of an overlap. The silicone sheet can also be cut to the size required.
This is not a medical product and if you experience any contra-side effects discontinue use immediately and consult your doctor.
Which scar do you have?
Know the difference before you buy.
A Keloid scar also known as Keloidal Scar can be put into two categories depending on their maturity. 1) 111 (early type) or 1 (late type) collagen. It is a result of an overgrowth of granulation tissue (collagen type 3) at the site of a healed skin injury which is then slowly replaced by collagen type 1. Keloids can be firm rubbery legions or they can be shiny fibrous nodules. Their colour can vary from pink to the colour of the patient’s skin or from red to a dark brown colour. A Keloid scar is not malignant nor is it contagious, it can however get very painful and very itchy. It can also change in texture. In severe cases of Keloid scars, it can affect the movement of the skin. Keloid scars are more prominent in ethnic groups than they are in Caucasians.
Keloids are not hypertrophic scars, which are scars that are raised scars that do not grow over and beyond the original wounds boundaries.
Hypertrophic scars are scars that have an excessive amount of collagen causing the scar to rise, but not to the degree of the Keloid scar. Just like the Keloid scars they form at the sites of pimples, body piercings, cuts and burns. Hypertrophic scars contain nerves and blood vessels. They form after a thermal or a traumatic injury has occurred that involves the deep layers of the dermis and have high levels of TGF.
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