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elastoplast scar reducer patches

has anyone tried these??

i had a lump removed about three years ago and it left a big red raised scar, i found these last week and started using them last wednesday.
the patches are supposed to flatten and lighten the scar. i may be wasting my time but i'll try anything!! should notice results in four weeks *fingers crossed*
 

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hey, sorry, not been on here in a very long time.
i've been using the patches since i posted this in feb and everyday since... on my second box (the patches are big, i cut them into 6), they looked like they were working after a month but as ive been wearing them 24 hours a day (changing every morning) its hard to tell, looks like it works when i change them but i have a feeling if i stopped, the scar will go back to normal, will finish this second box and update you all.
 

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just googled it, looks really good and works on different types of scars, just what i need!!
thanks!
 

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You are welcome. I have myself used it and I will say do not be discouraged. Took me like two months then suddenly I saw a HUGE difference. I was religious with application doing it 2-4 times per day.
 

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It's very important that you use silicone gels every day - preferrably twice a day as the silicone gel should be in contact with the scar 24/7. Products that are equally good are Strataderm and Dermatix.
 

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It's very important that you use silicone gels every day - preferrably twice a day as the silicone gel should be in contact with the scar 24/7. Products that are equally good are Strataderm and Dermatix.
Kela-Cote is really good because it is liquid silicone that basically applies like gel and then dries over the scar invisible as well and can be applied anywhere and taken anywhere. It is the highest recommended scar product by plastic surgeons since it has come out. It is not a cream like mederma and scarzone etc and it is not a sheet that needs to be cut, washed, re-used etc. It is actual silicone in a gel base that dries and works somewhat like liquid bandage only with silicone.
 

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I am using Elastoplast right now, I will keep on updating the result every two weeks on this forum.
So far it's been 3 weeks. The scar on my chest is a little bit flatter than before but when I take off the patch, it becomes raised and red again within few minutes.
I also apply rosehip essential oil mixed with almond oil twice a day so that my scar gets enough ''nutrient''. I have no idea where all this is going to lead, hopefully all this investment of time and money will pay off.
 

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Hi, I had a very old scar on my forehead, it was raised as well. I found a strong copper serum on the web site dianayevonne.com. I used it faithfully for 30 days twice a day and the scar tissue crumbled off. I kept on using for another 30 days and the scar is barely visable. Also had burn scars on my arm. They are completely flat now but are very light in color. They are visible, but much better. The serum did burn/itch but I could tolerate it.
 

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I used the patches for about 2 years, the scar is flatter but still there! so getting a tattoo to cover it! ha i give up, 6 years later!
 

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hello Rose,
I ran across your thread looking for help for my mares scar, well I used Emu Oil capsules in 2007, and I saw a huge difference in my stretch marks and scars here and there, I was mostly using them for my ulcers but had great results overall. Some of the expired capsules I cut and drained into a squirt bottle and use as lotion on myself and daughters. I have seen some improvement in skin elasticity in them. WOrth a Try.
 
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