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A 47-year-old member asked:

Will silicone sheets work for keloid and hypertrophic scars?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Rian Maercks
Plastic Surgery 20 years experience
Generally No: The data for silicone in scarring is very poor. It is mostly a waste of money. Fro some scars there are laser modalities that work well.
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Dr. Thomas Fiala
Plastic Surgery 35 years experience
While it does: Work for hypertrophic scars, and there's plenty of scientific evidence from the burn and plastic surgery literature, it's not so great for keloid scars - those are very challenging.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Feb 26, 2017
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