Recent scar treatment guidelines emphasize the need for preventative measures after wound closure to prevent excessive scar formation. Silicone is considered the gold standard for first line treatment and prevention of hypertrophic scars and keloids. Silagen is the first and only comprehensive, physician-exclusive line of medical grade silicone scar therapies. This product protects from UV exposure to help prevent brown hyperpigmentation of the scar, which may become permanent. Includes medical grade silicone + zinc oxide, a general mineral sunscreen. Faster drying than any other silicone gels. Soft Silky feel preferred by 98% of physicians surveyed. No extra potentially irritating ingredients.