Our self-adhesive patches are a safe way to help your wounds heal quickly and safely. Using these patches will help to avoid the appearance of hypertrophic or keloid scars which can be difficult to treat.
These scar-reducing adhesive patches create a microclimate on the skin that favours the formation of new collagen and elastin fibres - essential for skin repair.
They are very easy to use and once in place, you can wear them comfortably for a few days. Along with their skin healing properties, they also protect from the sun’s ultraviolet rays, which are harmful to scars, as over exposure can sometimes cause hyperpigmentation.
Tips for applying self-adhesive patches:
They are quick and easy to apply, just follow these simple steps:
- Choose a patch most suited to the size of your scar. There are 3 sizes available 4x30 cm, 5x7.5 cm or 10x14 cm. Trim the patch so that it covers the scar, and a small area of healthy skin around it.
- When trimming the patch, round the edges. This will make it easier to stick to the skin and stay in place.
- Thoroughly wash and dry the skin surrounding the scar. Do not rub the wound, sometimes it is better to dab it with gauze or a towel until it’s completely dry. Do not apply any cream or any other cosmetic product to it.
- Apply the patch with the adhesive part directly on top of the scar.
- Keep the patch on until you see it start to peel off. There are areas where this will happen sooner because they are more exposed or come into contact with your clothing. But the patch should stay perfectly in place for 7-10 days. You can shower and bathe as normal.
- When the patch begins to peel off, clean the skin again and apply a new patch. We recommend using the treatment patches for a minimum of 8 weeks depending on the severity of the scar.
The patches should not be used on babies and children under 3 years of age due to the risk of it becoming a choking hazard if removed.
Only use the patches once the wound is healed and after the inflammatory stage, to avoid infection. In the case of non-absorbable stitches, these must have been removed.