Topical silicone empirically has been shown to have a positive impact on hypertrophic and keloid scars. 1 Mepiform® should optimally be worn 24 hours a day. It is recommended that Mepiform is removed once a day (e.g., when showering or bathing) for inspection and washing of the skin. For prophylactic treatment, Mepiform should be used for 2–6 months depending on the condition of the scar.
Benefits of Mepiform
• Conforms well to body contours
• No extra fixation is needed
• May be cut to size
• Thin, flexible and discreet
• May be worn in daily activities
• May be re-applied
• May be used for several days
• Wear time
Mepiform should optimally be worn for 24 hours a day. Remove the dressing once per day for inspection and washing of the skin. The dressing can then be reapplied. Mepiform should under normal conditions be changed every 3 – 7 days or when the adherent properties of the dressing are no longer sufficient.
Areas of use
Old and new hypertrophic and keloid scars
Closed wounds which may prevent the formation of hypertrophic and keloid scars