Silipos Gel-Care Self-Adhesive Gel Sheets for Scar Management is an effective solution to help soften, shrink, flatten, and fade scars caused by injury, surgery, burns, and stretch marks. Gel-Care Sheets work by joining an occlusive gel barrier with natural botanical oils, antioxidants, vitamins, and emollients, this unique combination of proven ingredients will moisturize and condition the skin and scar tissue. The gentle cushioning of the Silipos gel helps to relieve the painful itching and burning sensations common with scarring. Feel free to grab your scissors and trim to shape. It’s important that the gel side is against your skin and secured in place. You can have the self-adhesive backing adhere to a 1 Ply fitting sock or use your gel liner to hold it in place. If you are using Gel-Care for your sound side you will need to secure it with either a bandage or tape. Sheets are dermatologist tested and do not contain silicone.
Medical Grade mineral oil gel. This product contains no latex and is designed to be hypoallergenic.
Cut Silipos Gel-Care Self-Adhesive Gel Sheets with a scissors to adjust to desired shape if necessary. Peel away the paper coating to expose the Silipos gel and place gel over and around the scar so that the gel is in direct contact with the skin. Gel-Care sheets may be held in place by a 1 Ply sock, gel liner, light elastic conforming bandage or tape. Do not use a bandage when your prosthesis is in use. Unless a bandage or tape is used. Remove Gel-Care Gel Sheets at least 3 to 4 hours daily to allow your skin to breathe.
Silipos recommends that you hand wash daily in warm waer with a non-detergent soap. Rinse thoroughly and pat dry. Do not wring. To maximize adhesiveness, allow the Gel-Care Gel Sheets to dry completely before reapplying. Silipos Gel-Care should always be stored in a cool, dry place when not in use.
Do not place Silipos Gel-Care Self-Adhesive Gel Sheets on an open wound. If irritation, discomfort or poor circulation occurs, discontinue use and notify your physician or Prosthetist immediately.