Kelocote UV SPF30 15g Scar is a patented topical silicone gel for the management and prevention of abnormal scars in the form of hypertrophic scars and keloids.
For best results apply Kelo-cote twice daily (morning and evening) on clean dry skin for a duration of 60-90 days. Once dry make-up and sun screen can be applied on top of Kelo-cote.
Kelo-cote is a patented topical silicone gel for the management and prevention of abnormal scars in the form of hypertrophic scars and keloids. Now specially built with sunscreen to suit the Australian outdoor-loving lifestyle. With built in SPF 30 sunscreen, it protects visible scars from the effects of sun, sea and surf.
UV exposure has been shown to influence the wound healing process by causing immediate UV-induced inflammation.
Presents as erythema, followed by increased skin pigmentation (may result in long term pigmentation of a fresh or recent scar)
Affecting the metabolism of Type I collagen within hours of UV exposure
Whether the result of sutured incision or natural healing, a scar should be protected from the sun during the whole maturation process (anywhere from 6 months to 3 years, according to studies cases).