Do Silicone Scar Treatment Products Really Work?

There are numerous Silicone Gel Scar Treatment products available today.  But do they really work?  Until relatively recently, very little reliable scientific data existed to explain how silicone gels work on scars.  Many so called studies were conducted, demonstrating via before and after photos, that silicone gel did indeed reduce the size and appearance of… Read more »

Scar Medicine: Healing 2 Types of Sternotomy Scars

February is Heart Month. This brings to mind the topic of heart surgery, which is a way to treat problems such as coronary heart disease and heart failure. Heart surgery is also used for transplants and repairing heart valves. Much preparation is done for heart surgery, and it varies slightly depending on what type. According… Read more »

Wound Healing and Scars

Because healing  processes vary, even a perfect wound closure performed by a skilled physician can result in a scar.  In certain patients, scars can become raised, reddened and firm.  These “hyper” enlarged scars are known as hypertrophic or keloid scars.  People with dark skin or those who tan easily are more likely to develop these… Read more »

How to Use Scarfade in the After effects of Breast Removal

While any surgery is difficult to deal with, breast removal can be especially upsetting both before and after the surgery. It leaves a scar over one side of the chest. Often referred to as a mastectomy, breast removal surgery is usually a result of a breast cancer. Although breast cancer is most common in women,… Read more »

Understanding Scar Revision

Severe wounds are often caused by an injury or tragic event, such as dog bites, car accidents or medical problems. Once these wounds heal, they may leave prominent, disfiguring scars. It could be a result of poor healing or due to the significance of the injury. There are a number of ways to deal with… Read more »

Understanding and Treating Keloid Scars

After your skin is injured, it tries to repair itself by creating a new surface; a scar. Under normal circumstances, the scar is flat and connects the edges of the wound together. Sometimes the body creates extra tissue which turns into a raised scar that extends above and beyond your skin’s surface. It’s called a… Read more »

Scarfade: Undiluted Silicone Scar Treatment That Works

For those unfamiliar with our product, you may be wondering what makes ScarFade unique and how well it works. The short answer is ScarFade is an undiluted silicone product that works very well to reduce scars.