Various studies have shown the effectiveness of polymers to prevent the formation of scars. Medigel is a combination of triblock co-polymer and H1 Class mineral oil.
Originally devised for the treatment of scars for burn victims, Medigel scar management gels now have a wider range of usage for surgeries that includes aesthetics, orthopedics and podiatry. Utilizing the same technology used for Medigel Z®, The Medipatch Gel Z® was introduced. One of the advantage of is self-adhesiveness for repetitive applications. In addition to it’s scar treatment properties. Medigel Z® is proven to have more elasticity and is guaranteed for 12 weeks. Studies(*) have shown that with proper care, Medigel can last up to 6 months(**).
* 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. ** In optimal condition of use.
Protects scar site against chafing, can be used in conjunction with compression garments
Studies implemented in rehabilitation center specializing in acute burn treatment have proven that Medical Z® products had good or excellent results in 75% of cases.
Medipatch Gel Z® has been constructed from the same technology as the Medigel Z® , offers the advantage of self adhering to various body surfaces and 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.