Smith & Nephew Cica-Care Scar Treatment Silicone Gel Sheet 12cmx6cm

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Cica-Care is a self adhesive silicone gel sheet that is medically proven to be up to 90% effective in the improvement of red, dark or raised scars. Cica-Care Silicone Scar Gel sheets can be used to treat and improve established scars up to 20 years old.

Designed to soften, flatten and fade red, dark or raised scars that have resulted from surgery, accidents, cuts and burns and injury to any part of the body, including the face. Not to be used on open or infected wounds or over scabs with stitches. 

  • Used by over one million people worldwide
  • Can be used during day or night
  • Comfortable and reusable
  • Can be used by children or adults

How Long Do I Need To Use Cica-Care?

Treatment times vary from person to person and depends on the nature of the scarring. However, on average and if used correctly you can expect best results after 2-4 months.

At first, Cica-Care should be applied to the scar for 2 hours a day, building up by 2 hours a day to allow your skin to get used to the gel strip.

Cica-Care can be washed and re-used. Each strip lasts between 14 and 28 days, making it a very cost-effective scar treatment.

How To Use
  1. Wash your hands before use and then gently clean the scar and surrounding skin. Thoroughly dry the area before applying Cica-Care
  2. Peel the lid from the tray containing Cica-Careand remove the gel sheet.
  3. With a pair of scissors, cut the sheet to the size of the scar - allowing a little overlap all the way round. Store the remaining gel sheet in a dry place, like the tray the gel came in.
  4. Remove the printed plastic sheet to reveal the adhesive.
  5. Apply Cica-Care, adhesive side down, to the scarred area without stretching the strip. If your scar is in an awkward position you may wish to use a light bandage or tape to keep Cica-Care in position. Do not hold the gel sheet too tightly to the skin as this may cause irritation of the scar and surrounding area.
  6. Cica-Care should be applied to the scar for 4 hours on the first two days of use. The application time should then be increased by 2 hours a day to enable your skin to get used to the gel strip. 
  7. Clean Cica-Care twice daily with a mild soap. Once you've cleaned the gel strip, rinse it well.
  8. Dry the Cica-Care strip with a non-fluffy towel before re-applying. Ensure the scar and surrounding area is washed too.
  • Do not use ointments or creams under the gel sheet
  • Do not use on skin currently affected by acne

Cleaning Cica-Care Scar Gel Sheets

To remain fully effective, we recommend Cica-Care is cleaned twice daily. During warm weather or during periods of increased physical activity, Cica-Care should be cleaned more frequently to maintain maximum contact between the gel strip and the treatment area.

Cleaning Cica-Care is straightforward. Simply wash the strip with a mild soap. Avoid using any other household cleaning products.

To dry Cica-Care after cleaning, use a non-fluffy (lint free) cloth and, before reapplying, clean your scar area too.

For your comfort and convenience, Cica-Care can be removed for you to wash and bathe as normal.

Delivery Info

*Order Delivery Time* - UPDATED 13th August 4pm.

Delivery Within Ireland - Orders will be dispatched from our warehouse within 1 working day. Once your order has been dispatched your order will be delivered the next working day (Monday-Friday).

European Courier Delivery (DPD) Deliveries to France, Germany, Netherlands, Spain, Italy, Denmark, Poland, Austria, Belgium, Sweden, Portugal & Finland will now use a courier service. This is a faster shipping service than current postal times with shipping now estimated within 6-7 working days.

International Deliveries

For more information on international delivery, please read our Delivery Information? page.

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