Kelo-cote® UV: Scar Management Gel with SPF 30 Sunscreen

Summary

 

KC UV

 

Kelo-cote® UV 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. 

Great for visible areas!

  • Neck
  • Face
  • Hands
  • Legs
  • Decolletage

[Prevention through Solar Protection]

  • 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).

[Benefits of Kelo-cote® Solaire]

  • The only 100% silicone scar treatment with SPF 30 UV protection ingredients 
  • Self-dries within 4-5 minutes forming a flexible, transparent sheet 
  • Flattens, softens and helps smooth existing raised scars 
  • Reduces discolouration and redness 
  • Relieves associated itch, pain and discomfort of scars 
  • UV protection ingredients may protect scars from discolouration and redness caused by sun exposure 
  • Very water resistant 
  • Once dry, cosmetics may be applied Ideal for areas exposed to the sun such as the face, neck, chest or hands 
  • May be used on flexures, joints, irregular surfaces, as well as large area scars 
  • Can be used in conjunction with any other treatment option such as pressure garments

[ordering information]

Clinicians please call 1300 362 534 or email customer@medigroup.com.au.

Your patients may find www.kelocote.com.au a convenient place for more information. They can buy Kelo-cote online from www.medigroupstore.com.au.

Kelo-cote® UV: Scar Management Gel with SPF 30 Sunscreen

How to Use

[how to use]

Ensure that the scar and surrounding area is clean and dry. Spread the Kelo-cote® UV gel in a thin layer over the scar. Allow to dry (dry to touch) before applying sun-screen, moisturiser or makeup as per your normal skincare regime.

Apply twice a day.

24 hours is recommended as duration for application of the gel.

Recommended minimum treatment time for new scars is 60 to 90 days. Recommended use for older scars is 90 days. 

Kelo-cote® UV is safe to be used on children and those with sensitive skin.

Caution:

Kelo-cote® UV is only to be used externally.

 

 

 

[indications]

  • Old scars
  • New scars
  • Hypertrophic scars
  • Keloid scars

[contra-indications]

Allergy to silicone

[frequently asked questions]

What is the skin and what are its different layers?

What is the function of the skin?

What is Kelo-cote® made of?

How does Kelo-cote® work?

How long will it take for a scar to improve?

How has Kelo-cote® to be used?

On what types of scars is Kelo-cote® effective?

What is a keloid scar?

What is a hypertrophic scar?

Is Kelo-cote® effective after laser resurfacing?

Does Kelo-cote® work on keloid and hypertrophic scars?

What are the advantages of using Kelo-cote® gel instead of silicone sheets?

Is Kelo-cote® safe to use on children?

Are there any side effects associated with the use of Kelo-cote®?

Does Kelo-cote® have any odor associated with it?

Are there any restrictions on the use of Kelo-cote®?

Is Kelo-cote® an effective acne treatment?

How do I clean the affected area before re-applying Kelo-cote®?

Will Kelo-cote® help heal older scars, or just new scars?

Does Kelo-cote® address indented scars?

Can Kelo-cote® be used in conjunction with other medications?

How do I know when Kelo-cote® is completely dry?

Does Kelo-cote® expire?

Does Kelo-cote® work on keloid scars?

Does Kelo-cote® work on burn scars?

How does Kelo-cote® work on acne scars?

How long should I use Kelo-cote® for scar treatment?

How long will it take to see results?

Should I continue to apply Kelo-cote® after 90 days?

When can I start to apply Kelo-cote® after surgery?

Do you provide Kelo-cote® samples to patients?

Is Kelo-cote® safe to use during pregnancy?

Are there any known allergies to Kelo-cote®?

On what types of scars is Kelo-cote® effective?

Is Kelo-cote® effective on all skin types?

Does Kelo-cote® work on enlarged facial pores?

Does Kelo-cote® address internal scars?

Would it be better to use surgical tape over Kelo-cote®?

Does Kelo-cote® treat insect bites?

Can I use Kelo-cote® while taking medication?

How does Kelo-cote® lighten scars?

Can Kelo-cote® be used on eyelids?

What do I do if Kelo-cote® gets into my eyes?

Will Kelo-cote® work on stretch marks?

Will Kelo-cote® harm my hair?

Can Kelo-cote® be used on the lips?

 

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Kelo-cote® UV: Scar Management Gel with SPF 30 Sunscreen


Sizes and Codes

Description

Size

No.in case

Scar/coverage

Product Code

UV Tube 6g 1 Sufficient to provide 60-90 days of therapy for a 5-7cm scar KC6UV
UV Tube
15g 1 Sufficient to provide 60-90 days of therapy for a 12-17cm scar KC15UV

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