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Smith & Nephew

Cica Care Silicone Gel Sheet 12cm x 3cm

Cica Care Silicone Gel Sheet 12cm x 3cm is a non-sterile gel sheet which treats red and raised scars. Studies show it improves up to 90% of scars by softening its appearance and ultimately flattening and fading it. To prevent new scars, use as soon as a wound has healed. Store in a cool, dry place.

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Description:
Cica-Care Scars Silicone Gel Sheet 1 Dressing

Detailed Description:
Non sterile.To treat red and raised scars:Cica-Care is an effective treatment for red and raised, old and new scars. In patient trials up to 90% of scars improved in appearance by softening, flattening and fading.To prevent new scars:Cica-Care can be used as soon as the wound has healed to prevent the formation of red and raised scars.Trade mark of Smith & Nephew.www.cicacare.com.Tel: 031 2428111.Description:Cica-Care gel sheet is a soft, self-adhesive, semi-occlusive sheet made from medical grade silicone reinforced with a silicone membrane backing.Indications:Cica-Care is designed for temporary use:1. In the management of both existing and new hypertrophic scars and keloids and.2. As a prophylactic therapy on healed wounds to help to prevent hypertrophic scarring and keloids.Product availability:Code: 66801854.Size: 12cm x 3cm.Availability: carton of 1.Smith & Nephew date of issue 05/2016.www.cica-care.com.

Pack size:
1 Pack

Quantity in pack:
1

Marketing description:
Smith & Nephew.Cica-Care.Silicone gel sheet.Effective treatment for scars.12cm x 3cm.1 dressing.

Brand:
Smith & Nephew

Package type:
Hanger

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Usage instructions:
Easy to use:Cica-Care adhesive gel sheet is soft, comfortable and simple to apply. It can be cut to size to fit most scars. Durable, reusable and flexible, it is ideal for either day or night use. Although self-adhesive, Cica-Care may also be held in place by a light elastic conforming bandage or tape such as opsite◊ flexifix or primafix◊.Easy to clean:The gel sheet must be cleaned twice daily, with a mild soap.The product has been developed to meet the highest standards in clinical treatment and care and is used extensively by healthcare professionals in hospitals and clinics throughout the world.Use of Cica-Care is not recommended on young children unless used in combination with an appropriate secondary retention dressing.Do not use on open wounds.Do not use on skin affected by dermatological conditions (eg. psoriasis & acne).Do not use unless skin surrounding scar is normal and wound is fully healed.Do not use with ointments or creams under gel sheet.Directions for use:1. Clean and dry the scar and surrounding skin.2. Open peel pack and lift out Cica-Care sheet with its release liner attached.3. Cut a piece to cover the scar with a small overlap over the surrounding skin (A). For large scars, use several sheets side by side. To facilitate ease of removal, ensure that the piece includes the removal flap on the backing sheet.4. Carefully peel off the release liner and apply the adhesive side to the scar without stretching (B,C).5. Although self-adhesive, Cica-Care may also be held in place by a lightly elastic conforming bandage or tape such as opsite◊ flexifix or primafix◊. Care must be taken not to hold it too tightly against the scar as this can lead to irritation of the scar and surrounding area.6. Keep the unused portion in the original container and store in a dry place (<25 degrees C).Recommended care:1. Wash Cica-Care twice daily in a mild non-oily soap solution and rinse in clean warm water (D). Pat dry and reapply to the dry cleansed scar. Avoid using detergent for cleansing as this may lead to skin irritation. Avoid using paper products (eg. kitchen towels) to dry the Cica-Care sheet as it can adhere to the sheet.Note: in warm weather or during periods of physical activity where sweating may occur, Cica-Care should be cleansed more often for comfort and to maintain optimal contact between Cica-Care and the skin.2. Ensure the scar and surrounding skin are clean and dry prior to application.3. Cica-Care should be applied at least 12 hours per day during the therapy time. If possible Cica-Care should be applied for 24 hours, allowing for washing periods.4. For better skin acclimatisation, begin by applying Cica-Care for 4 hours per day for the first two days, 8 hours per day for the next two days and increase usage time by two hours per day until the optimal 24 hours per day therapy time is obtained.5. When Cica-Care begins to deteriorate or cleaning is difficult, it should be replaced. This usually occurs at 14-28 day intervals. Shorter lifetime may be experienced if the scar is situated over a joint or in an area subject to constant abrasion. The total therapy time should be in the range of 2 to 4 months.Do not use if pack is open or damaged.Consult instructions for use.

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