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IFU Sheeting

NEWGEL+ ADVANCED SILICONE SHEETING
GENERAL DIRECTIONS FOR USE

APPLICATION

  • Begin using NewGel+ when wound has healed or sutures have been removed. Do not use on any open wound.
  • Remove NewGel+ from the package. If needed, cut and trim NewGel+ so that it extends at least ½ inch (1 centimeter) beyond the area to be treated.
  • Keep packaging for storage of the product when not in use. For large products that come in tubes, store product flat, backing side down.
  • Wash and dry the area being treated every time you apply NewGel+.
  • Make sure the scar site is free of any creams, lotions, ointments (including NewGel+E ointment).  If NewGel+ sheeting comes in contact with creams, lotions, ointment or perfumes, it can lose adhesiveness. 
  • Peel off the release liner and apply NewGel+, adhesive side down, directly on the area being treated.
  • Although NewGel+ is a self-adhesive product, if needed it can be secured using medical grade tape, a pressure sleeve or any other preferred method.

      CLEANING INSTRUCTIONS

      • If the NewGel+ sheet, strip or shape becomes dirty or loses its stickiness, it may be washed gently with tap water and mild hand soap then air-dried before reapplying. We recommend washing it every 2-3 days.

        WEARING TIME

        • NewGel+ should be worn every day for 12 to 24 hours per day – the more time NewGel+ is in contact with the scar, the greater the effect.
        • NewGel+ should be removed once every 12 hours for inspection of the scar site and to allow the site to be washed and thoroughly dried.
        • NewGel+ should be used for a minimum of two months and additional improvement may occur with use up to six months.
        • Please remove NewGel+ when showering, bathing or swimming.
        • If you have highly sensitive skin, begin using NewGel+ for 4 hours per day for the first 4 days, inspecting the site often. If no significant rashing/irritation occurs, increase usage by 2 hours each day until the desired usage time is reached.
        • Each piece of NewGel+ sheeting should last 3 to 4 weeks with gentle handling.
        • NewGel+ should be replaced if it begins to deteriorate, disintegrate, or will not stick.
        • Keep unused NewGel+ in its container.

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