Studies related to Scar Healing and Vitamin E

Failure Of Topical Steroids And Vitamin E To Reduce Postoperative Scar Formation Following Reconstructive Surgery

Effect None
Trial Design Double blind
Trial Length 6+ Months
Number of Subjects 159
Sex Both Genders
Notes for this study:
Application of a topical gel containing vitamin E, relative to the cream without vitamin E, over the course of one year in persons with postoperative burn scarring failed to outperform control and appeared to cause a significant increase in instances of reddening and irritation relative to control.

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