Scar Management Gels
Medical Z® is a leader in the manufacturing of products used to treat hypertrophic and keloid scarring. Medical Z® has developed a product line combining effectiveness along with patient-friendly use.
Various studies have shown the effectiveness of polymers to prevent the formation of scars. Medigel Z® is a combination of triblock co-polymer and H1 Class mineral oil.
Originally devised for the treatment of scars for burn victims, Medigel Z® scar management gels now have a wider range of usage for surgeries that includes aesthetics, orthopedics and podiatry. Medigel Z® is proven to have more elasticity and is guaranteed for 12 weeks. Studies1 have shown that with proper care, Medigel can last up to 6 months2
- Protects scar site against chafing, can be used in conjunction with compression garments
- Expands and conforms to patient movements
- Available with or without fabric lining
- Can be cut to desired size
- Economical, last 3 to 6 times longer than silicone sheets
Studies implemented in rehabilitation center specializing in acute burn treatment have proven that Medigel Z® products had good or excellent results in 75% of cases.
Contra indication: Please note that Medigel should not be applied to open or infected wounds.
1 Study of 106 burn patients implemented in the rehabilitation center of STER in Lamadou les Bains (France) with doctors JP. Gavoy, A. Podela, G. Plantier, C. Labadie and F. Ster.
2 In optimal condition of use.
Products available in Non-adhesive Medigel Z®
The non-adhesive gel is available in sheets of different sizes and shapes, fabric lined or clear. Once Medigel Z® is applied to scar, it is maintained with compression garments or adhesive bands.
Medipatch Gel Z®
The self-adhering Gel sheet.
Medipatch Gel Z® uses the same technology as the Medigel Z® but offering the advantage of self adhering to various body surfaces. It has been proven superb in repetitive usage without losing its adhesive properties.
Medipatch Gel Z® is available as transparent or lined with fabric. It is available in various shapes and sizes to accommodate various anatomic surfaces.
Products available in Self-Adhesive Medipatch Gel Z®
Medipatch Gel Z® is fabric lined and available in a variety of shapes and sizes that can be cut to a desired size. Speciality shapes include the Mammopatch Gel Z® and Medipatch Gel Z® for breast augmentations or reduction surgeries.
Abdopatch Gel Z® and Cesarpatch Gel Z® are used to treat scarring resulting from abdomino-plasty or cesarean sections.
Medipatch Gel Z® Thin
This is a new addition to the Medipatch Gel line. This line features ultra-thin gel (1 millimeter) that conforms perfectly to the area to be treated. It’s also transparent and so discreet it can be used on face, hands, cleavage… It is adhesive and easy to use, washable and reusable. It is also elastic so it can expand and conforms to patient movements.