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What is better for surgical scars on the chest area silicone sheets or silicone gel cream?

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Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
Silicon gel or sheet: both are almost equal. Silicon sheet is slightly better.

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A 16-year-old female asked:

Does silicone gel really work for surgical scars?

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Dr. Harold Mandel
General Practice 40 years experience
Yes: Topical silicon gel appears to be a safe and effective treatment for hypertrophic and keloidal scars. It is very easy to apply and cosmetically acceptable. Best of luck with your health!

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Last updated Jul 3, 2018

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