Do silicone scar sheets really work?
Long chain silicone polymers cross link with silicone dioxide. It spreads as an ultra thin sheet and works 24 hours per day. [6,7] It has a self drying technology and itself dries within 4-5 minutes. It has been reported to be effective and produce 86% reduction in texture, 84% in color and 68% in height of scars.
Is scar away a good product?
After wearing these strips for just 2 weeks I could already see an improvement! The scars were softer, lighter and less raised. I’ve worn these for about 4 weeks now and continue to see improvements. I read other reviews in which people said the strips would not stay stuck to their skin.
Is ScarAway good for old scars?
ScarAway sheets can be used on all skin tones and on new scars (once the wound has healed) as well as older ones.
Can I use silicone sheets on old scars?
You can use silicone strips on old scars as well as recent scars.
Can you shower with silicone sheets?
Yes, it is recommended to remove silicone sheeting for scars when you shower, workout or swim due to the excessive moisture. However, it does not harm the product or your scar.
How do you wash ScarAway silicone scar sheets?
Wash the scar area and both sides of the ScarAway Sheet with a plain, basic soap and warm water daily. Vigorously rub the silicone side with thumbs, working in a circular motion out toward the edges. Remember to use a moisturizer-free soap. Rinse ScarAway Sheet thoroughly to remove all traces of soap.
Why is a silicone sheet right for your scar?
There are several benefits that silicone has to offer after surgical scars have healed. Using silicone as a healing method after surgery has been proven to help prevent excessive scar tissue growth, flatten and soften the scar, help make it less red or purple and more skin colored, and it can also reduce the scar in size and appearance .
How often/long to wear Silicone scar sheeting?
Each ScarAway® sheet should be worn for a minimum of 12 and up to 23 hours per day, provided it is removed and the scar area and sheet are washed daily. The longer the silicone is in contact with your skin, the faster you may see results. Each sheet is washable and durable for up to 14 days of use.
How does silicone help heal scars?
Silicone helps to heal scars in two ways. Firstly, silicone will protect the scar by forming a barrier around the scar which would keep away air and water interfering with the scar. Secondly, silicone helps the scar to attract and retain moisture from the surrounding areas of skin which are healthy.
Is Scaraway the best scar solution?
When it comes to scar care, ScarAway is the solution for scars. FOR BEST RESULTS: Use as part of a complete scar treatment regimen, alternating overnight use with ScarAway Silicone Scar Sheets. Recommended duration of treatment is 60-90 days. One of these items ships sooner than the other.