• Opsite Flexifix- Ideal for Quick Fixation of Primary Dressings

    The tubes, stoma devices and other primary wound dressings need to be fixed in the place in order to prevent the risk of infection. For this, a wound dressing retention film is required that is non-irritating to the skin as well as stays on for a long time. Wound Care presents you Opsite Flexifix, a highly extensible and comfortable dressing fixation tape.

     

    What is Opsite Flexifix?

    Opsite Flexifix is a transparent adhesive film that comes with a distinctive wound measurement grid. It is used for fixing primary dressing, tubes, leg bags, and stoma devices. With high moisture permeability, it lets excess exudate to evaporate, preventing skin maceration. It is conformable to your body contours for ease of movement.
    You can also get Opsite Flexifix Gentle that incorporates all the qualities of Opsite Flexifix and has a gentle silicone gel adhesive to suit fragile skin.

     

    The Opsite Flexifix and Opsite Flexifix Gentle dressings come in sizes to choose from:

    • Opsite Flexifix 5cm x 1m, Pack Size 1
    • Opsite Flexifix 10cm x 1m, Pack Size 1
    • Opsite Flexifix 2.5cm x 5m Gentle, Pack Size 1
    • Opsite Flexifix 5cm x 5m Gentle, Pack Size 1

     

    Benefits of Opsite Flexifix

    • Reduces moisture build-up
    • Needs fewer dressing changes
    • Prevents bacterial infection
    • Hypoallergenic; ideal for fragile skin
    • Waterproof; allows patients to take a shower
    • Conformable to sit well on awkward body contours
    • Can be worn for a long time

     

    Where to use Opsite Flexifix?

    • Used to retain dressings in place
    • Used to fix tubes
    • Used to hold catheters, stoma devices and leg bags
    • Used for treating shallow pressure sores, minor cuts, abrasions and burns

     

    Where no to use Opsite Flexifix?

    • Should not be applied to heavily bleeding wounds

     

    Precautions to be taken before using Opsite Flexifix

    • Gently clean and dry the wound
    • Make sure that the skin surrounding the wound is dry before applying the Opsite Flexifix
    • Place the dressing with light pressure over the wound
    • Patients with fragile skin need extra supervision as it is an adhesive dressing that might end up stripping the skin

     

    Youll get an extensive range of different wound dressings and bandages for wound treatment at Wound Care. For more information visit Wound-Care.co.uk.

  • Jelonet Dressing: A Non-Medicated Dressing

    A moist healing environment is necessary for quick healing of any wound. There are different wound dressings available in the market, which are designed specifically for light to moderate-to heavily exuding wounds. Various light to moderate wounds such as minor burns, abrasions, etc. can be healed really quickly with Jenolet Dressings. These dressings are not medicated and are safe to use with topical antiseptic or antibiotic.

    What is Jelonet Dressing?

    Jelonet dressing is an unmedicated soft paraffin gauze dressing, which is designed from open weave gauze that reduces fraying when cut to a desired shape. It is low-adherent, latex-free, and soothing dressing that lets the wound exudate freely drain into an absorbent secondary dressing.

    Benefits of Jenolet Dressing

    • Allows for free movement of wound exudate
    • Heals light to moderately exuding wounds
    • Maintains moist wound bed
    • Safe to use with any topical antibiotic and antiseptic
    • Can be cut to any shape; no fraying

    Where to use Jenolet Dressing:

    • Minor burns and scalds
    • Donor and recipient graft sites
    • Skin loss wounds
    • Lacerations and abrasions
    • Leg ulcers

    Where not to use Jenolet Dressing?

    When used on heavily exuding wounds, there is a risk of tissue maceration due to its semi-occlusive nature. It may prevent the free passage of wound exudate to the secondary dressing

    Precautions before using Jenolet Dressing

    • Change the dressing daily or frequently, depending on the wound condition
    • Consult your doctor before using it for leg ulcers
    • Immediately consult your doctor in case of redness and discomfort
    • Jenolet dressings are not absorbent, therefore use a secondary dressing

    Wound care offers a wide range of bandages and dressings for any wounds. Dont forget to check the online portal- wound-care.co.uk to give yourself an immediate medical attention.

  • Allevyn Life Dressings: Heal Acute and Chronic Exudative Wounds

    Allevyn Life is a unique five layer foam dressing that absorbs fluid and re-distributes pressure more evenly than traditional foam dressings. This multi-layered dressing creates a moist healing environment and helps prevent the wound against the bacterial infection. It redistributes pressure more uniformly than common foam dressings. It stays in place and lets the patient take a bath with the dressing on.

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    What are Allevyn Life Dressings?

    ALLEVYN Life Dressings are advanced wound management product having a multi-layered design. It combines a hydrocellular foam, highly absorbent lack away core, change indicator, and masking layer. It comes in different shapes to treat wounds on your heel and sacral area. It is available in different sizes:

    • Allevyn Life Dressings 10.3cm x 10.3cm Pack Size10
    • Allevyn Life Dressings 12.9cm x 12.9cm Pack Size10
    • Allevyn Life Dressings 15.4cm x 15.4cm Pack Size10
    • Allevyn Life Dressings 21cm x 21cm Pack Size10
    • Allevyn Life Sacrum Dressings 17.2cm x 17.5cm Pack Size 10
    • Allevyn Life Sacrum Dressings 21.6cm x 23cm Pack Size 10
    • Allevyn Life Heel Dressings 25cm x 25.2cm Pack Size 5

    Benefits of Allevyn Life Dressings

    • Feature a unique shape to conform to the body for dressing retention and ease of bathing
    • Help to provide cushioning to the wound
    • Shield the wound from bumps and knocks
    • Little to no pain while changing the dressing
    • Avoid leakage of exudate
    • Prevents unnecessary dressing changes; minimizes wastage
    • Masking layer reduces the visible effect of the strike through

    Where to use Allevyn Life Dressings?

    • Thin, granulating wounds
    • Acute and chronic exudative wounds
    • Leg ulcers, pressure ulcers, diabetic foot ulcers and other complete or partial
    • thickness wounds
    • Surgical wounds
    • Skin tears
    • Malignant wounds
    • Fungating ulcers
    • Donor sites
    • First and second-degree burns

    Where not to use Allevyn Life Dressings?

    Do not use these dressings with oxidizing agents like hydrogen peroxide or hypochlorite solutions (such as EUSOL)

    Precautions to be taken before using Allevyn Life Dressings

    Discontinue the use of Allevyn Life Dressing if sensitization or reddening happens
    Using with oxidizing agents can break down the dressings absorbent polyurethane component

    Wound care is a premier retailer of wound bandages and dressings. Check out the website- Wound-Care.co.uk for more details.

     

     

  • Hypafix Tape- Suitable for Rapid fixation for Wound Dressings

    A retention tape is necessary to hold wound dressings in place to minimize the risk of wound infection. These retention tapes are self-adhesive with non-woven polyester fabric backing. They stick on the skin for longer and also effectively secure gauze, catheters, and drainage tubes. Wound Care offers reliable rapid fixation for wound dressing. Hypafix tape is one such retention tape that is versatile and available in four distinct sizes.

    What is Hypafix Tape?

    Hypafix tape is an adhesive, non-woven fabric layer to quickly fix the dressing in its place. It ideally sticks around joints and gives an enhanced freedom of motion to the patient. Its air and moisture vapor permeability reduces the risk of maceration and makes it ideal for all skin types. Below mentioned are the different sizes this Hypafix tape comes in.

    • Hypafix Tape 2.5cm x 10m Pack Size 1
    • Hypafix Tape 5.0cm x 10m Pack Size 1
    • Hypafix Tape 10cm x 10m Pack Size 1
    • Hypafix Tape 15cm x 10m Pack Size 1

    Benefits of Hypafix Tapes

    • Ensures patients comfort by allowing them to move freely
    • Helps in dressing joints
    • Non-allergic
    • Easy to apply and remove
    • Does not leave any sticky residue on the skin
    • Can be cut in any shape

    Where to use Hypafix Tape?

    • Use it to secure post-operative wound dressings
    • Use it to retain absorbent pads and gauze
    • Ideal to secure drainage tubes and catheters

    Where not to use Hypafix Tape?

    • Do not use when an adhesive border is used with dressing

    Precautions to be taken before using Hypafix Tape

    • Ensure that it is not applied under pressure
    • Avoid its usage if you are allergic to acrylic adhesive
    • Should be kept in a cool and dry area to maintain the quality of the adhesive

    Youll get a wide range of wound care dressings, surgical tapes,bandages, and retention tapes at Wound Care. Get to know more at the online portal- wound-care

  • Effectiveness Of C-View Transparent Film Wound Dressing

    Transparent dressing makes a valuable contribution to the modern day wound management. C-View is a transparent dressingthat allows for continuous observation of the wound throughout the healing process. Impervious to bacteria and waterproof, it effectively meets the needs of primary and secondary dressing.

    What is C-View dressing?

    The C-View dressing is a transparent and semi-permeable polyurethane film dressing coated with an acrylic adhesive. It is a waterproof and non-absorbent wound dressingbest suited for wounds with little and no exudate. It is used in post-operative wounds, superficial burns, minor abrasions and superficial wounds.

    Benefits of C-View dressing

    • Retention is better than other similar dressings
    • Cost-effective option as it does not require frequent reapplication
    • Self-adhesive; easy to apply as well as remove
    • Prevent shear and friction forces to trigger any skin breakdown
    • Can be easily cut to dress difficult wound sites
    • Allows for the observation of the wound without taking it off
    • Provides a bacterial and water barrier for the wounds
    • Latex-free, waterproof film

    Where to use C-View dressing?

    • This is suitable for wounds with little or no exudate
    • Used on healing the post-operative wounds

    Where not to use C-View dressing?

    • Not to be used on people with known sensitivity to the dressing or its components
    • Do not use on infected wounds, full thickness burns or deep cavity wounds
    • Not to be used alone on exuding wounds
    • Do not use in conjunction with topical medicinal preparations

    Precautions to be taken during use of C-View dressing

    • Gently peel by lifting one corner of the dressing
    • Support the skin while peeling the dressing off the skin
    • Peel by stretching parallel skin in the direction of hair growth
    • Avoid traction to the wound and the surrounding skin

    Wound Care is a leading name in the health-caresector specializing in wound care products. You can browse through its website wound-care and explore its range of products including dressing, bandages, surgical tapes, compression hosiery and barrier creams.

  • Aquacel Foam Dressings- Waterproof Film for Chronic and Acute Wounds

    A waterproof dressing like Aquacel foam is an effective solution to treat infected to low as well as heavy exuding wounds. It forms a protective layer on the wound to prevent it from infection and supports healing.

    What is Aquacel Foam?

    Aquacel Foam is a multilayer dressing that consists of a waterproof polyurethane outer film and soft absorbent pad. This pad consists of a polyurethane foam that absorbs excess moisture to minimize the risk of maceration. Its Hydrofiber layer turns into a soft gel on contact with wound exudate to create a moist healing environment. It sticks to the surrounding skin easily with a silicone adhesive border. This effective dressing is also designed with silver to heal infected wounds. The Aquacel foam comes in:

    • Aquacel Foam Adhesive Dressings
    • Aquacel Foam Non-Adhesive Dressings
    • Aquacel Ag Foam Adhesive Dressings
    • Aquacel Ag Foam Non-Adhesive Dressings

    Benefits of Aquacel Foam

    • Waterproof film shields against bacterial infection
    • Creates a soft gel to promote healing
    • Absorbs exudate and excess moisture to keep the patient clean
    • Ensures painless application and removal
    • Effective under compression

    Where to use Aquacel Foam?

    • Helps in treating exuding wounds
    • Use it on shallow wounds as a primary dressing
    • Ideal to treat diabetic foot, infected wounds, palliative wounds, pressure ulcers, sloughy wounds, superficial wounds, surgical wounds, and venous ulcers

    Where not to use Aquacel Foam?

    • People with sensitive skin should not use it
    • Not suitable for individuals who are allergic to dressing

    Precautions to be taken before using Aquacel Foam

    • Suitable for single use only
    • There is a risk of infection due to its re-use
    • It is recommended to wear it for 7 days at maximum

    Wound Care is a leading online retailer of wound dressings and bandages. Visit the official website- wound-care.co.ukfor more information.

  • KerraMax Care Dressings- Heal Heavily Exuding Wounds

    Absorbent dressings are designed to heal heavily exuding wounds and protect them from environmental bacteria. They absorb a large amount of exudate and seal them inside. They provide a good wound-healing environment and speed up the healing process. Wound care offers you an effective healing solution for heavily exuding wounds, KerraMax Care Dressings.

    What is KerraMax Care Dressing?

    Kerramax Care Dressing is a superabsorbent dressing that reduces the amount of MMPs and exudate. It shields the wound from bacteria and creates an excellent wound healing environment. This soft and comfortable dressing is ideal for use under a medium compression bandage. It comes with KerraMax Care Border Dressingsto keep it secured in place. The adhesive borders lock exudate inside the dressing and prevent leakage to keep them dry.

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    Benefits of KerraMax Care Dressings

    • Absorb exudate and matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs)
    • Comfortable and soft on wounds
    • Can be used under compression bandages
    • Maintain a good healing environment to facilitate healing
    • Seal in exudate preventing requirement of dressing changes
    • Easy to put on and remove

    Where to use Kerramax Care Dressings?

    • Kerramax Care Dressings are designed for heavily exuding wounds
    • Heal surgical incisions, lacerations, skin ulcers, and similar wounds and other conditions
    • These are also ideal to be used on abrasions and burns
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    Where not to use Kerramax Care Dressings?

    • Should not be used on dry or light exuding wounds
    • These dressings are not supposed to be used in cavity wounds
    • They are not ideal for third-degree burns

    Precautions to be taken before using Kerramax Care Dressings

    • Clean the wound properly to prevent infection
    • Do not cut the dressing

    Wound Care has a variety of dressings and bandages for any wounds. Check out the official website- wound-care.co.ukto provide you with immediate and effective medical care.

  • Comfeel Plus Transparent Dressings- Hydrocolloid Dressing for Low Exudate Wounds

    The Comfeel Plus Dressings have smart pores that help regulate the moisture environment of the wound. These are thin and flexible solution for sealing and protecting wounds. WoundCare brings to you Comfeel Plus Transparent Dressings and many more to provide you relief from cuts, burns, injuries, and wounds of all types.

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    What are Comfeel Plus Transparent Dressings?

    Comfeel Plus Dressings are non-adhesive and have a thin semipermeable polyurethane top film. These form a viscous gel that absorbs exudate on coming in contact with it. However, these do not adhere to the wound. As these are transparent these aids wound measurement. These can be used for management of no-to-low exuding chronic wounds and superficial acute wounds in the final stages of wound healing.

    Benefits of Comfeel Plus Transparent Dressings:-

    1) Conforms and Flexes with the body’s natural contours

    2) Self-regulates moisture levels with expanding and contracting pores

    3) Protects nerve endings and sensitive tissues and does not contain alginate

    4) It is transparent and hence the process of healing can be monitored closely without being disturbed

    5) Has balance adhesive formulation allowing for gentle removal

    6) These are not made of natural rubber latex and does not leave behind any residue

    7) Keeps bacteria and water from entering the wound due to semi-permeable top film

    8) Can stay on wounds for more than 7 days

    Where to use Comfeel Plus Transparent Dressings?

    1) Wounds with no or low exudate

    2) Pressure ulcers, leg ulcers, superficial burns, superficial partial-thickness burns, donor sites, postoperative wounds, skin tears, and skin abrasions

    3) Can be used as a protection against epithelialized tissue or as a secondary dressing

    Where not to use Comfeel Plus Transparent Dressings?

    1) Not to be used for third-degree burns

    2) Do not use on exposed muscle, tendon or bone

    3) Not for use on deep, partial-thickness or full-thickness burns
    Precautions to be taken before using Comfeel Plus Transparent Dressings

    4) These dressings must be removed prior to radiation treatment (X-rays, ultrasonic treatment, diathermy, and microwaves)

    The Comfeel Plus Transparent Dressings are easily available online at Wound-care.uk.com WoundCare is the leading online retailer and delivers its customers with Continue reading

  • Allevyn Gentle Dressings- Suitable for use on Fragile Skin

    The Allevyn Gentle Dressings are the simplest and the easiest way to minimize trauma and pain while the change of dressings. Best suited in fragile and delicate areas of the body, they are available in different varieties at Wound-care.co.uk

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    What are Allevyn Gent provide gentle adhesion every time you apply dressings on delicate areas of the body. These come handy during application under compression bandaging. At Woundcare, we have 3 different types of Allevyn dressings.

    These are as follows:

    1. Allevyn Gentle Dressings- Having soft gel adhesion, these are ideal for healing wounds on the fragile skin.

    2. Allevyn Gentle Border Dressings- These are hydrocellular dressings that have a perforated soft silicone adhesive wound contact layer and permeable waterproof outer film.

    3. Allevyn Gentle Border Lite Dressings- Ideal for light to moderately exuding wounds, these showerproof dressings comes in a variety of shapes and sizes.

    Benefits of Allevyn Gentle Dressings

    1) Easily conforms to the curves and other awkward areas and are extremely soft and comfortable

    2) Triple action technology helps maintain a moist wound healing environment and provides optimal fluid handling

    3) Minimizes the risk of maceration to the wound and peri-wound as it has a breathable top film

    4) Easy to apply and remove and is suitable for use under compression bandaging

    5) Effective barrier preventing dressings that are gentle on the skin and are ideal for use on patients with Epidermolysis Bullosa.

    Where to use Allevyn Gentle Dressings?

    1) Use on infected, malignant, surgical wounds

    2) Can also be applied to chronic and acute exudative wounds

    3) Ideal to use on pressure ulcers, leg ulcers, and diabetic foot ulcers

    4) Allevyn gentle dressings are gentle on skin tears, fungating ulcers, donor sites etc.

    5) These can be applied to first and second-degree burns along with shallow and granulating wounds

    Where not to use Allevyn Gentle Dressings?

    1 Not to be used with oxidizing agents such as hypochlorite solutions (e.g. EUSOL) or hydrogen peroxide as these can break down the absorbent polyurethane component of the dressing Precautions to be taken before using Allevyn Gentle Dressings.

    2 In as of reddening or sensitization, one should discontinue the use of these dressings
    Wound-care.co.uk is the leading online retailer for medical dressings, bandages, surgical tapes, barrier creams etc. Get Allevyn Gentle Dressings at an affordable price online from our official website. We deliver worldwide and accept all major currencies.

  • Hydrocolloid Dressings - A Quick and an Effective Way of Healing a Wound

    Healing of a wound is both dynamic as well as a complex process. Advancement of technology in the medical industry has led to the development of more than 3000 products for treating a different type of wounds. Selecting the right kind of dressing for the wound is a crucial step towards healing it. Therefore, it becomes important to understand the type of injury, its size, location, and severity.

    Hydrocoll Dressings

    While selecting the right kind of wound healing dressing it is really important to select one with a multitude of benefits. Hydrocolloid dressings are bandage with a plethora of benefits. This wound care product works best when applied to uninfected cuts and adheres to moist and dry sites. Lets read on to some of the benefits of this dressing and see how it works on the injuries of its patients.

    Minimal Disturbance to Healing
    Unlike other type of dressings, Hydrocoll thin dressings do not require a frequent changing. These wound healing product can be applied every 3-7 days, which leaves the wound undisturbed for a longer duration. Hydrocolloid dressings also helps reduce pain and promote faster healing.

    Resistant to Bacteria
    Impermeable nature of hydrocoll thin dressings helps in reducing the risk of infection. These bandages are waterproof and thus prevent multiplication of bacterias for a faster healing of the wounds.

    Adheres Only to Intact Skin
    Hydrocoll thin dressings do not adhere to the wound but to the skin surrounding it. These dressings help in keeping the newly healed skin intact. Moisture generated beneath the dressing promotes healing and which thus prevent breakdown of tissues. Moreover, hydrocolloid dressings do not irritate the skin when removed.

    Hydrocolloid Thin Dressings has gained popularity due to their innumerable benefits. This wound care specialist assists helps in faster healing. In spite of countless benefits, we recommend you to consult a physician having a proper wound care education while using this wound care product. This is particularly important for those who are diabetic.

    Gradual advancement in medical science has revealed many healing advantages of using Hydrocoll Dressings. This blog will help you understand how honey dressing can accelerate the healing process.

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