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Does Mederma scar products make scars disappear?

Thank you for your interest in Mederma. No product can make scars disappear completely. But Mederma can help them appear softer, smoother, and less noticeable.

Does Mederma work on people of color?

Thank you for your interest in Mederma. Yes, Mederma can be used on all skin types and should be used on scars caused by acne, burns, surgery and other injuries. Please use as directed.

How do you define an old scar and a new scar?

Thank you for your inquiry on using Mederma. Generally, a new scar is one that is less than 12 months old. Any scar older than 12 months can be considered an old scar.

Can children use Mederma?

Thank you for your interest in Mederma. Anyone with a scar can use Mederma Advanced Scar Gel All Mederma products should be used as directed. If your child has experienced reactions to skin topical products before, please read the ingredients listed on the package before applying to your child. If you are unsure if Mederma is right for your child, please contact your healthcare professional for guidance.

Is Mederma hypoallergenic?

Thank you for contacting us about Mederma. Mederma products have been tested for hypoallergenicity; however, It is always possible you may have pre-sensitivity to one or more of the ingredients in Mederma. If you have known allergies/sensitivities, please read the ingredients carefully on package to see if Mederma is appropriate for you. If you have any concerns about using Mederma, we recommend you speak with you healthcare professional about your concerns before beginning use of any other Mederma products.

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