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Kelo-cote Scar Healing & Reduction Gel (15g) - Buy one get one free (30grams total)

Kelo-cote Scar Healing & Reduction Gel (15g) - Buy one get one free (30grams total)

Overall Rating: 4.0 (4.17 out of 5)
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30 Reviews, 83.33333% Recommend it, Overall Product Rating: 4.0 (4.17 of 5)

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Review Highlights About the Reviewer
Seeing results on large incision
June 16, 2011

Reviewer Rating:
4 (4 of 5)

What are the benefits/plusses of this product?
Clean to use, scar is reducing

What are the disadvantages/minuses of this product?
Can be greasy, stain clothing if use too much

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How long have you been using/owning this product?
4 months

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I had an 11 inch incision and ensuing scar on my left thigh, from surgery Feb. 17, 2011. I originally ordered the silicone strips and the Kelo-cote gel. I actually liked this product better than the strips because the strips are sticky on one side to adhere to your skin. The downside to that is that all kinds of stuff gets trapped in the sticky and washing for me did not remove the gunk (I also found washing them a chore and trying to hang them to dry without them sticking to themselves or anything else was cumbersome). At one point a rash began to appear and with summer heat I decided to only use the gel. (The one big advantage that I saw to the strips is that it puts compression on the scar which studies have shown aide reduction.) This product is clean and as you put it on, you can massage it into the skin, which massaging also helps reduce the scar. The downside is that if you use too much (you need VERY little) and it is not completely absorbed, it can create an oil mark on your clothing, however this is not so much an issue at bedtime as when you are out in the world. My scar was huge, raised, and bright purple. I began using both products on March 1 and now; mid June I am beginning to see that the scar is really diminishing. June 1st I began using just the gel, 2x per day. Also remember that if you spend the money and commit to giving yourself this treatment, keep the scar out of the sun the first year as sun exposure, to a new scar, will worsen the appearance of the scar. At least in the end, I know that I tried everything and did my best and whatever I am left with I earned!
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Make Me Heal Surgery Healing Supplements & Vitamins Kit (Pre & Post-Op Formulas)

This Pre & Post Op Multinutrient Kit (with Bromelain; no Vitamin E) has been designed specifically to help patients accelerate healing and obtain better cosmetic results following plastic surgery (as well as general surgeries) by providing all the vital healing supplements, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and amino acids that have been shown to be vital for preparing the body for surgery and for helping one have a faster recovery. Taken in tablet/pill form starting anywhere from 1-2 weeks pre-op or several days before the surgery up until 30 days post-op, the Multinutrient Kit helps build and maximize your body’s tissue reserves of nutrients that are important for the healing process, helps speed up recovery by strengthening the body’s natural healing process, helping reduce swelling and bruising, supporting wound healing, promoting repair and growth of tissues damaged by surgery, and by protecting the body from infection by enhancing the immune system defenses. Appropriate for both women and men of all ages.