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What is Dermatix Gel?

Posted in Scar Revisions | Posted By - Dr. Philip Solomon
Patient question: Does it help reduce scaring after surgery? I had a chin implant and external rhinoplasty, can I use the gel after surgery? Answer: Dr Solomon is a board certified Facial Plastic Surgeon and Otolaryngolgist Head and Neck Surgeon. He practices cosmetic surgery in Toronto Canada. Dermatix Silicone gel is a substance which is applied over a scar to reduce hypertrophic scars. It is a clear gel that is transparent and can be used on the face or body and worn under... Read More»


What is a keloid scar?

Posted in Scar Revisions | Posted By - Dr. Philip Solomon
Patient question: What is a keloid scar? Are some people more prone to keloids than others? Are keloid scars treatable? Is it possible to develop a keloid scar from a piercing? Dr. Solomon's Answer: This should not be construed as medical advice. I am a Board Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon. And Otolaryngologist Head and Neck Surgeon Keloid scars are defined as an abnormal scar that grows beyond the boundary of the original site of a skin injury. It is a raised and ill defined... Read More»



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