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Opsite Post-Op Wound Dressing -
Choosing the right wound care dressing

Wounds exist in many forms from cuts, to burns, to abrasions and we as humans are prone to wounds at any time.

The treatment of a wound involves a complex yet delicate process, the success of which relies on the quality of its dressing.

Wound healing consists of three phases:

  • Inflammatory
  • Proliferative
  • Maturation

Recent advances in exudate management technology have uncovered ways to optimize the environment surrounding a wound during the proliferative phase. 

During this phase there are two extrinsic factors that can hinder the healing process: maceration and infection

Maceration is present where skin has maintained too much contact with moisture. During maceration, the production of epithelial cells is prevented, causing the skin to break down and the wound to stay open.

This allows microorganisms to contaminate the site, causing infection and delaying the healing process.

For this reason, clinicians must select an appropriate dressing that will keep the wound dry enough to prevent maceration but moist enough to promote healing.

Vital Medical Supplies provides a dressing suitable for an array of wounds including:

  • Cuts
  • Grazes
  • Stitches
  • Minor burns
  • Post operation

Smith & Nephew* have released a new range of wound dressing products that combine all the benefits of a low- adherent, absorbent dressing with MVTR REACTIC* technology.

Opsite Post-Op* is a waterproof, moisture responsive and comfortable product that uses reactive film to maintain a balance between moisture and dryness for optimal wound healing.

Its MVTR technology directs moisture laterally across the absorbent pad to circumvent maceration and prevent infection. Opsite Post-Op is also thin, secure, and easy to apply. It is guaranteed to restore your skin to its original structure and function.

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OpSite Post-Op Film Dressing 15.5x8.5cm - Box/20

OpSite Post-Op Film Dressing 15.5x8.5cm - Box/20

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