Smith & Nephew Cica-Care Self-Adhesive Silicone Gel Sheet

Smith & Nephew Cica-Care Self-Adhesive Silicone Gel Sheet

Brand/Manufacturer: SMITH & NEPHEW
  • FSA Approved

Smith & Nephew Cica-Care Self-Adhesive Silicone Gel Sheet is a patented technically advanced form of silicone gel sheet for scar care. It is designed to soften, flatten and fade red, dark or raised scars that have resulted from surgery, accidents, cuts and burns and injury to any part of the body, including the face. It may be used on children and adults making it suitable for the whole family.


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Item # Desc Pkg Price
66250707 4.75" x 6" Each
66250707 4.75" x 6" 10/Pack

Cica-Care Self-Adhesive Silicone Gel Sheet Features

  • Smith & Nephew Cica-Care Self-Adhesive Silicone Gel Sheet is easy to use
  • Durable, comfortable and re-usable, ideal for day and night use
  • Non-adherent outer silicone membrane
  • Improves the appearance of scars
  • Conformable
  • Reusable
  • Cost effective
  • Durable

What to buy with Smith and Nephew Cica-Care Silicone Gel Sheet

Why to use Cica-Care?

  • It offers many advantages for people who have red, dark or raised scars
  • It not only softens, flattens and fades these types of scars but also relieves itching and discomfort
  • It is easy and comfortable to use and incurs little of the pain, inconvenience and cost of other scar treatments like laser surgery, surgery or steroid injections
  • There is no need for tapes or bandages either
  • It is medically proven safe and effective for use on children as well as adults

When to use Cica-Care Silicone Gel Sheet ?

Cica-Care is intended for use as follows:
  • For the management of hypertrophic and keloid scars
  • May prevent the formation of hypertrophic and keloid scars
  • For use only on intact skin
  • For covering hypertrophic and Keloid scars as a means of reducing the size and erythema of scars resulting from burns, trauma and surgery

How Cica-Care works?

  • It is an advanced form of silicone contained within a gel sheet that provides a comfortable, convenient treatment for red, dark or raised scars
  • It has been widely used in hospitals by dermatologists and surgeons
  • The majority of red, raised and dark scars improve when it is used
  • It may occlude the skin to hydrate the scar area
  • This means moisture is locked into the skin around the scar
  • The effect of this is to make the scar tissue paler in color, closer to the natural color of your skin

How to use Cica-Care?

There are 8 simple steps for the usage of Cica-Care:
  • Step 1:
  • Wash your hands before use and then gently clean the scar and surrounding skin Thoroughly dry the area before applying Cica-Care
  • Step 2:
    • Peel the lid from the tray containing Cica-Care and remove the gel sheet
  • Step 3:
    • With a pair of scissors, cut the sheet to the size of the scar - allowing a little overlap all the way round
    • Store the remaining gel sheet in a cool dry place, like the tray the gel came in
  • Step 4:
    • Remove the printed plastic sheet to reveal the adhesive
  • Step 5:
    • Apply adhesive side down, to the scarred area without stretching the strip
    • If scar is in an awkward position you may wish to use a light bandage or tape to keep in position
    • Do not hold the gel sheet too tightly to the skin as this may cause irritation of the scar and surrounding area
  • Step 6:
    • Cica-Care should be applied to the scar for 4 hours on the first two days of use
    • The application time should then be increased by 2 hours a day to enable your skin to get used to the gel strip
  • Step 7:
    • Clean Cica-Care twice daily with a mild soap such as baby shampoo
    • Once you have cleaned the gel strip, rinse it well
  • Step 8:
    • Dry the strip with a non-fluffy towel before re-applying
    • Ensure the scar and surrounding area is washed too

How to clean Cica-Care?

  • To remain fully effective, Cica-Care is cleaned twice daily
  • During warm weather or during periods of increased physical activity, it should be cleaned more frequently to maintain maximum contact between the gel strip and the treatment area
  • Cleaning Cica-Care is straightforward. Simply wash the strip with a mild soap
  • Avoid using any other household cleaning products
  • To dry it after cleaning, use a non-fluffy (lint free) cloth and before reapplying, clean your scar area too
  • For your comfort and convenience, it can be removed for you to wash and bathe as normal

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