ScaRxTape -Minimizes Scars After Surgery or Injuries

SCAR THERAPY and WOUND CARE

Dedicate to helping your scars look better


HYPOALLERGENIC and LATEX FREE

24 Hour Wound Support

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ScaRx® Tape - Minimizes Scars after Surgery or Injury SCAR Therapy and WOUND CARE Developed by Dr. Ed Domanskis Plastic Surgeon.
Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. 

  • Gentle to skin
  • Latex-free and hypoallergenic for sensitive patients
  • Highly breathable to maintain skin integrity
  • Holds well on damp skin for secure placement

Dr.Ed Domanskis,Plastic Surgeon,Certified by American Board of Plastic Surgery

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Doctor Recommended

"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

A Healthy Wound

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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.

ScaRxTape-2 rolls

$15.00

($4.00 shipping)

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ScaRxTape

$9.95

($4.00 shipping)

Pay with PayPal or a debit/credit card

 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. 

Dr.Domanskis Says:

 

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.

Instructions

 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. 



Warning

 Warning:
Do not apply ScaRx
® Tape on open wound. If irritation, redness or blister occurs, remove immediately. If it persists, then see your Doctor. 

Scientific Studies

 

¹Age-related aspects of cutaneous wound healing: a mini-review.
Sgonc R, Gruber J.
Gerontology. 2013;59(2):159-64

²Closure of abdominalwounds by adhesive strips: a clinical trial.
Webster DJ, Davis PW.
Br Med J. 1975 Sep 20;3(5985):696-8.

³Scar management practice and science: a comprehensive approach to controlling scar tissue and avoiding hypertrophic scarring.
Widgerow AD, Chait LA.
Adv Skin Wound Care. 2011 Dec;24(12):555-61.

Current concepts in scar evolution and control.
Widgerow AD.
Aesthetic Plast Surg. 2011 Aug;35(4):628-35.

Newinnovations in scarmanagement.
Widgerow AD, Chait LA, Stals R, Stals PJ.
Aesthetic Plast Surg. 2000 May-Jun;24(3):227-34

Multimodality scar management program.
Widgerow AD, Chait LA, Stals PJ, Stals R, Candy G.
Aesthetic Plast Surg. 2009 Jul;33(4):533-43.

⁶.Recommendations on clinical proof of efficacy for potential scar prevention and reduction therapies.
Bush JA, McGrouther DA, Young VL, Herndon DN, Longaker MT, Mustoe TA, Ferguson MW.
Wound Repair Regen. 2011 Sep;19 Suppl 1:s32-7

The role of the epidermis and the mechanism of action of occlusive dressings in scarring.
Mustoe TA, Gurjala A.
Wound Repair Regen. 2011 Sep;19 Suppl 1:s16-21.

Strategies for prevention of scars: what can we learn from fetal skin?
Namazi MR, Fallahzadeh MK, Schwartz RA.
Int J Dermatol. 2011 Jan;50(1):85-93.

¹⁰The most current algorithms for the treatment and prevention of hypertrophic scars and keloids.
Ogawa R.
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010 Feb;125(2):557-68.

¹¹Prevention of hypertrophic scars by long-term paper tape application.
Reiffel RS.
Plast Reconstr Surg. 1995 Dec;96(7):1715-8.

¹²Aestheticcomparison of woundclosure techniques in a porcine model.
Tritle NM, Haller JR, Gray SD.
Laryngoscope. 2001 Nov;111(11 Pt 1):1949-51.

¹³A randomized, controlled trial to determine the efficacy of paper tape in preventing hypertrophic scar formation in surgical incisions that traverse Langer's skin tension lines.
Atkinson JA, McKenna KT, Barnett AG, McGrath DJ, Rudd M.
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2005 Nov;116(6):1648-56; discussion 1657-8.

¹⁴Cutaneous scarring: Pathophysiology, molecular mechanisms, and scar reduction therapeutics Part II. Strategiesto reduce scar formation after dermatologic procedures.
Tziotzios C, Profyris C, Sterling J.
J Am Acad Dermatol. 2012 Jan;66(1):13-24


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