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Can Mederma and vitamin E oil both be used on scars at the same time?

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Dr. Steven Harris
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Certainly, but why?

A pretty good study has shown them to be equivalently effective, so why use both? Save your money and just use the vitamin e.

In brief: Certainly, but why?

A pretty good study has shown them to be equivalently effective, so why use both? Save your money and just use the vitamin e.
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Dr. Ramon Angel Robles
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

As long as no irritation to the normal skin around the scar occurs , using both will be fine.
However, it does not mean that by using both the scar will improve.

In brief: Yes

As long as no irritation to the normal skin around the scar occurs , using both will be fine.
However, it does not mean that by using both the scar will improve.
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In brief: Yes

Yes, you can use both at the same time.
The act of massage is actually very important in scar reorganization. So even using a moisturizer will likely help if you massage the scar a few times a day.

In brief: Yes

Yes, you can use both at the same time.
The act of massage is actually very important in scar reorganization. So even using a moisturizer will likely help if you massage the scar a few times a day.
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Dr. Richard Tholen
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Sure.

It's more about the massage with vitamin E oil, which can be done at bedtime or after showering for about 5 minutes.
Then apply the Mederma and you have the best of both worlds! nothing will "remove" or eliminate scars, however. Also avoid ultraviolet to prevent premanent hyperpigmentation--as long as the scar is pink keep out of sun or tanning bed.

In brief: Sure.

It's more about the massage with vitamin E oil, which can be done at bedtime or after showering for about 5 minutes.
Then apply the Mederma and you have the best of both worlds! nothing will "remove" or eliminate scars, however. Also avoid ultraviolet to prevent premanent hyperpigmentation--as long as the scar is pink keep out of sun or tanning bed.
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