ScarMD Silicone Products are the first silicone scar treatment and prevention products to use THE LATEST SILICONE TECHNOLOGY, which has been clinically proven to reduce redness and discoloration, itching and pain, as well as soften and flatten scars. It is effective in preventing scars from becoming abnormal and unsightly.
Scars are usually formed from trauma or surgery. Anything that causes the skin to break will cause a scar, and in some people the scars will get better. In a large proportion of people these types of scars will remain red, raised and unsightly. These need to be treated with a safe effective product that is clinically proven to work, such as ScarMD® Silicon Products.
What Makes ScarMD® So Different?
- Latest Silicone Technology
- Medical-Grade Silicone
- New Applicators
WHICH SCARMD® IS BEST FOR ME?
ScarMD® Scar Spray
With Medical Grade Silicone is the first and only Scar Spray that uses medical grade silicone for scars treatment , this superior quality product dries in seconds to form a silky gas-permeable water-proof barrier that works to normalize the healing process and collagen-synthesis to prevent abnormal and unsightly scars from forming. This provides the best healing environment by protecting your skin from bacteria, chemical and physical external elements for the most aesthetic outcome.
ScarMD® Scar Gel
For scars treatment is a unique blend of naturally occurring silicones. Silicone is the gold standard used by Dermatologists & Plastic Surgeons and is clinically proven to reduce the redness of scars, flatten scars and minimize the pain and itchiness. Results guaranteed!* Our unique-proprietary blend of high quality silicones creates an ultra-thin invisible barrier, with similar breathability of your skin, this modifies the factors involved in healing to normalize the production of collagen, preventing the formation of abnormal scarring by creating the optimal environment for your skin to heal.
Massaging Scar Treatment uses an innovative 3-ball massaging applicator for dual action effectiveness in treating your scar.
Silicone Gel is clinically proven effective to decrease scar tissue, red, raised, pain and itching associated with scars; as well as, soften existing scar tissue and prevent abnormal scarring.
- Massaging Roll-on Applicator
- Applies a thin layer that dries almost instantly
- Massage stimulates blood flow, bringing nutrients to assist in the healing process
- Massage is thought to work by mechanically in re-distributing the fibrotic tissue 6,7,8
- Massaging even once per day with ScarMD® Glide results in significantly less scar tissue8
WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENT
TYPE OF SCARS?
These are red and raised, generally along the length of the trauma.
Keloids are normally formed after trauma or wound, but spread outward from the original wound.
These scars are indented and notoriously hard to treat. Typicall ScarMD® Silicone Products will not be effective in treating these scars.
The majority of burns will cause scars as they tend to heal slower than most other types of wounds. Burn scars are actually hypertrophic scars.
ScarMD® Silicone Scar Gel Treatment FAQs
ScarMD® Scar Gel is a lightweight,self-drying silicone gel for the treatment of scars.ScarMD® Gel® contains Silicone which has been shown to ﬂatten, soften and smooth scars, relieve the itching and discomfort of scars, as well as reduce the discoloration associated with scars.
A proprietary blend of superior quality silicones
ScarMD® Silicone Scar Gel rapidly dries to form a custom ﬁtted silicone sheet sheet; this silicone gel sheet layer is gas permeable, ﬂexible and waterproof. Our Silicone Scar Gel forms a bond with the stratum corneum (the outer layer of the dermis composed of dead skin cells) forming a protective barrier against chemical, physical and microbial invasion of the scar site while assisting with hydration. This creates an environment that allows the scar to mature through normalized collagen synthesis cycles and improves the physiological and cosmetic appearance of the scar.
When using ScarMD® Silicone Scar Gel, the recommended minimum treatment time is 60-90 days. Larger and older scars may take longer and continued use is recommended if improvement is still seen after the initial 90 days.
- Ensure that the affected area is clean and dry
- Apply a very thin layer of gel and allow to dry
- Apply ScarMD® Silicone Scar Gel twice daily
- For maximum effect and best results, ScarMD® Silicone Scar Gel should have 24 hour contact with the skin
- Once dry, ScarMD® Silicone Scar Gel can be covered with sun block or cosmetics
- If ScarMD® Silicone Scar Gel has not dried within 4–5 minutes, you have probably used too much. Gently remove the excess and allow the drying process to continue.
ScarMD® Silicone Scar Gel is intended for the management of old and new hypertrophic and keloid scars resulting from general surgical procedures, trauma, wounds and burns. It may help to soften and ﬂatten raised scars and reduce redness or discoloration associated with them. It may also reduce any itching or irritation you may still be experiencing.
In several medical studies silicone, the key ingredient of ScarMD® Scar Gel has been proven to ﬂatten, soften, smooth and dramatically improve the discoloration noted with these types of aggressive scars.
No. Topical scar treatments are not effective on pitted acne scars. If you have pitted acne scars, please see a dermatologist. She/he can discuss with you some of the latest treatments for managing these types of scars, including laser therapy, dermabrasion and ﬁllers.
ScarMD® Silicone Scar Gel has all the beneﬁts of silicone sheets without the inconvenience of tape allergies, difﬁculty of use and the potential for bacteria growth between the sheet and the skin are all problems inherent with sheeting.
Yes, ScarMD® Silicone Scar Gel is completely bio-compatible and is therefore suitable for the use on infants, children or people with sensitive skin.
No, ScarMD® Silicone Scar Gel is 100% odor free.
ScarMD® Silicone Scar Gel is for external use only. Direct contact with eyes, mucous membranes, third degree burns and open wounds should be avoided. ScarMD® Silicone Scar Gel should not be used on dermatological conditions that disrupt the integrity of the skin.
The ScarMD® Scar Gel layer will dissipate as your skin cells naturally exfoliate, approximately 24 hours. If necessary, gentle washing with soap and water should remove any remainder. It is not necessary to remove the entire ScarMD® Silicone Scar Gel layer prior to re-application.
ScarMD® Silicone Scar Gel may help improve the appearance of older scars as well as newer scars.
ScarMD® Scar Gel can help.
90 days is the recommended initial treatment period; however, depending upon the scar’s condition and age, treatment could be a bit shorter or longer. Depending on the size of the scar, each package is designed to offer a sufﬁcient quantity of gel for 90 days of treatment, applied twice a day.
The timing of results varies greatly from person to person. Clinical data shows that results can be seen in as little as 2 weeks using ScarMD™ Silicone Scar Gel twice daily, however on the majority of scars more noticeable improvement took about 3 months. Reduction of redness and itching are usually the ﬁrst results noted.
If you are still progressing at 90days, continue to apply ScarMD® Silicone Scar Gel until you are no longer seeing improvement.
You can start to apply ScarMD® Silicone Scar Gel after the stitches have been removed and the wound is closed.
ScarMD® Silicone Scar Gel has undergone rigorous clinical study and is proven to be effective on all skin types and colors.
No, ScarMD® Silicone Scar Gel will not harm your hair. There is no effect from ScarMD® Silicone Scar Gel on hair.
Silicone sheets have a number of disadvantages over silicone gels: They can displace over time and while sleeping, bacteria can be trapped under them, they can cause excess sweating and can mascerate the skin beneath the sheet. Silicone gels bind to your skin and remove these disadvantages, and are shown to have equal clinical results.
BEFORE & AFTER
Original, un-retouched photos provided by patient.