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Latest news: Masks are and will remain mandatory when you attend our practice in person, and we require that you log your attendance via our Victorian Government QR code (location code 3D7RE3 in the Service Victoria App) or by writing your details on the physical register at our reception. Rooms procedures, consultations and elective surgery continue. Dr Tomlinson is operating at The Avenue and Glenferrie Private; Epworth Cliveden is indefinitely closed at this time. Our offices are closed on Fridays. 

We consult with patients via videoconsultation where it is clinically appropriate to do to maximise patient and staff safety under the new COVID normal. COVIDsafe measures in our rooms include acrylic screens, masks, hand sanitiser, face shields and physical distancing-related changes; long consultations and our See and Treat service remain adjusted under our COVIDsafe plan to include the use of telehealth to reduce face to face time. We require that all patients provide a referral prior to booking an appointment so we can identify and manage urgent and emergency conditions in a timely manner, and so that Dr Tomlinson can assess your suitability for a telehealth appointment and identify any further information or investigations that might be required before your consultation. 

Stratamed® scar gel

Written by Dr Jill Tomlinson on .

Sstratamedtratamed® is a silicone wound dressing used for post procedure care, wound healing and scar management.

Stratamed can be used immediately after surgery, skin resurfacing procedures, trauma, burns and on chronic wounds. Benefits include:

  • Full contact flexible wound dressing
  • Faster wound healing and reduced inflammatory response
  • Wound hydration and protection of compromised skin from microbial and bacterial invasion
  • Allows prevention of abnormal scarring to begin earlier than ever before, which significantly reduces the likelihood and severity of abnormal scarring
  • Suitable for people with sensitive skin and for children
  • Safe to use during pregnancy and while breastfeeding
  • Transparent, 100% odour free, does not contain fragrances, parabens or alcohol

Where to buy

Stratamed® is available for purchase from our rooms; the most popular product size is a 5g tube for $30.

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