"I have recommended tape to my patients for 25+ years !"
—Edward Domanskis, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery (Plastic) WOS
Scarring is a healing process that occurs naturally after an injury or surgery¹. This healing process can result in a good scar, one that is flat, white and not spread, or a bad scar; red, raised off the surface and wide.
How a scar heals depends on several factors, the skill of the surgeon closing the cut after an operation or an injury, but also where the cut is and its direction¹⁰’¹³. Unfortunately, these are not in the patients’ control.
However, the patient can do several things to minimize the eventual scar by using products like ScaRx Tape that support the wound while it is healing.
You will be getting two different roles of my ScaRx Tape for the price of one!. Please try both out-the lighter has less sticking power and darker stays on longer. See which one works best for you and use that! Remember, even though my tape is HYPOALLERGENIC some of you may experience redness. If you do, don't use that one but try the other.
The patient can do several things to minimize the eventual scar. Since the Egyptians in 1600BC², many clinical studies show that support of the scar in the first several months is beneficial to achieving the best scar⁴’⁶’¹¹’¹³. I have recommended scar tape for my patients’ scars for over 25 years and that has inspired me to develop my ScaRx®Tape.
I have been pleased with my efforts to minimize scars and have found that with the use of this tape, I revise very few scars. I instruct my patients to apply ScaRx®Tape directly over their scars and overlap the edges for even coverage and support. ScaRx®Tape should be used continuously for three months for the best possible scar.
Apply ScaRx® Tape directly over the scar to completely cover it. Remove ScaRx® Tape carefully to not irritate the skin. Re-apply after several days or as necessary to keep it firmly and evenly attached to the skin and scar. Continue uninterrupted use for at least three months for best results.
Do not apply ScaRx® Tape on open wound. If irritation, redness or blister occurs, remove immediately. If it persists, then see your Doctor.
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