I have a linear a little raised scar on my lower cheek. It was resulted from laser and formed recently. I dont know whether silicone sheet or mederma work for me. Can I use mederma in day time and silicone sheet at night?
Can I Use Mederma in Day Time and Silicone Sheet at Night for a New Scar?
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Mederma and/or Silicone for scars
I have not been a fan of Mederma and not aware of any relevant studies which truly show this products effecitveness. Rubbing ANY medication on a scar 3-4 times a day will work probably because of the pressure effect itself. Silcone sheeting is your best bet and it should be worn at least 10-12 hours a day for 4-6 months under the supervision of your physician.
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