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December 4, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new topical drug for treating scars made by Oculus Innovative Sciences, the drug maker said Wednesday.

PETALUMA, Calif. — The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new topical drug for treating scars made by Oculus Innovative Sciences, the drug maker said Wednesday.

The FDA has approved Microcyn scar-management hydrogel, used to treat scars resulting from burns, surgery and trauma wounds. Oculus and a partnering company, Quinnova Pharmaceuticals, intend to start selling the drug in the first half of next year.

May 30, 2013

Skin imperfections, such as scars and stretch marks, can impact one's self-confidence — especially among women.

Skin imperfections, such as scars and stretch marks, can impact one's self-confidence — especially among women.

It is no secret that many women feel societal pressure to maintain their youthful looks and slim figures, so it comes as little surprise that a recent survey conducted on behalf of Mederma, a maker of scar and stretch mark treatments, found that men and women have different views when it comes to skin imperfections.

January 9, 2013

Mitchell-Vance Laboratories on Tuesday announced that its ScarAway Silicone Scar Sheets, designed for the treatment and prevention of both hypertrophic and keloid scars, are making their debut in 3,400 Walmart locations.

GUILFORD, Conn. — Mitchell-Vance Laboratories on Tuesday announced that its ScarAway Silicone Scar Sheets, designed for the treatment and prevention of both hypertrophic and keloid scars, are making their debut in 3,400 Walmart locations.  

January 8, 2013

ScarAway Silicone Scar Sheets, designed for the treatment and prevention of both hypertrophic and keloid scars, are making their debut in 3,400 Walmart locations across the United States, the manufacturer has announced.

GUILFORD, Conn. — ScarAway Silicone Scar Sheets, designed for the treatment and prevention of both hypertrophic and keloid scars, are making their debut in 3,400 Walmart locations across the United States, the manufacturer has announced. 

Once available only through hospitals, burn centers and plastic surgeons, the professional grade silicone sheeting is designed to bring the ultimate in noninvasive, drug-free scar management home. The sheets use patented silicone technology to shrink, flatten and fade scars, both old and new. 

February 9, 2011

Mitchell-Vance Laboratories, which specializes in the treatment and prevention of scars, has announced the introduction of its new ScarAway scar diminishing serum.

GUILFORD, Conn. — Mitchell-Vance Laboratories, which specializes in the treatment and prevention of scars, has announced the introduction of its new ScarAway scar diminishing serum.

The product is launching at Walgreens stores nationwide in April for a suggested retail price of $17.99.

ScarAway scar diminishing serum is designed to effectively shrink, flatten and fade hypertrophic (raised) and keloid scars, which may result from surgical procedures, injuries, burns, stretch marks or acne.