Askina® Scar Repair

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Soft silicone sheet for scar management

Askina® Scar Repair is a soft silicone self-adhesive occlusive sheet. It is designed for the management of hypertrophic and keloid scars and the prevention of hypertrophic or keloid scarring after surgery on closed wounds.(1)

The occlusive properties of Askina® Scar Repair promote good hydration of skin and scar tissue. This in turn positively influences the renewal process under the skin surface and prevents the formation of excessive scar tissue.4)5)

 

Advantages

  • Prevents the formation of excessive scar tissues: proven to be an efficient non-invasive scar treatment2)
  • Reduces redness, itchiness, feeling of tension3)
  • Easy to use: thin and comfortable and can be used on various body parts
  • No need for extra fixation
  • Provides a degree of ultra-violet protection

Features

  • Prevents the formation of excessive scar tissue proven to the most efficient non-invasive scar treatment (1) .
  • Reduces redness, itching and the feeling of tension.
  • Makes the scar smoother and improves skin elasticity.
  • Easy to use: thin and comfortable, it can be used for different anatomical locations.
  • Cost effective: Washable and reusable.
  • Offers limited sun protection.

Indication

Askina® Scar Repair is indicated for the management of hypertrophic and keloid scars and can also be used in closed wounds for prevention of hypertrophic or keloid scarring after surgery.

It is recommended for the management of scar resulting from:

  • Closed surgical wounds
  • Closed traumatology wounds
  • Caesarean section
  • Burns following reepithelialization

 

 

References:

1) IFU Askina® Scar Repair

2) Monstrey S. et al. Updated scar management practical guidelines: Non-invasive and invasive measures. J Plast Reconstruct Aesthet Surg. 2014;67:1017-1025

3) Majan JI 2006, Evaluation of a self-adherent soft silicone dressing for the treatment of hypertrohic postoperative scars

4) Mustoe T. and Gurjala A. The role of the epidermis and the mechanism of action of occlusive dressings in scarring. Wound Repair Regen. 2011;19(01):s16-s21

5) Choi J. et al. Regulation of transforming growth factor ß1, platelet-derived growth factor, and basic fibroblast growth factor by silicone gel sheeting in early-stage scarring. Arch Plast Surg. 2015;42:20-27