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Mederma or hexilak - which one is more effective in scar minimization? Kindly suggest a better name if any ?

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Dr. Andres Sarraga
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Depends on scar

Scar creams and gels work differently, hexilak has silicone, mederma does not.
Benefit is questionable, however it does not hurt to try them. Most important, massage the scar twice a day and use sunblock over it. For breast and tummytuck scars i suggest biocorneum, for facial scars i would reccommend mederma. Hypertrophic, wide or keloid scars are handled differently. Consult your plastic surg.

In brief: Depends on scar

Scar creams and gels work differently, hexilak has silicone, mederma does not.
Benefit is questionable, however it does not hurt to try them. Most important, massage the scar twice a day and use sunblock over it. For breast and tummytuck scars i suggest biocorneum, for facial scars i would reccommend mederma. Hypertrophic, wide or keloid scars are handled differently. Consult your plastic surg.
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