With any type of surgery, scarring is unavoidable and an integral part of the wound healing process.
Keloids and Hypertrophic scars can develop due to the overproduction of collagen during the healing process and can cause pain, itching, and restrict movement.
If you are concerned about the appearance of your surgical scar, pre- or post-abdominal surgery, there are a range of self-care techniques and scar healing products you can choose from to assist in your recovery.
Did you know wounds need moisture to heal? Leaving a wound uncovered can result in the area drying out new surface cells, which in turn, can slow the healing process and in some cases, increase pain.
Silicone Scar Sheets have been recommended by surgeons for over 30 years and remain the gold standard in wound healing to date. High-grade medical Silicone assists keeping new and old scars naturally moisturised, including stretch marks.
Suitable for all surgery, including hysterectomy, hernia and c-section, silicone scar sheets are clinically proven to:
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For more information, download the Heal Better App for a one-stop resource that will guide you through the scar healing process using medically-backed solutions and evidence-based products.