Through a self-adherent design, Mepilex® Border Post-Op dressings create a pain-free contact layer for healing surgical wounds, cuts and abrasions.
How Mepilex® Border Post-Op Dressings Work
A key element of the dressing’s performance, Safetac® technology allows the dressing to gently shape to the wound bed. Silicone provides a degree of adhesion but prevents the dressing from sticking to moist, healing tissue. During removal, the dressing comes off in one piece without aggravating or damaging the skin underneath.
Flex technology allows Mepilex® Border Post-Op dressings to be placed over difficult-to-fit joints, including the hips and knees. This construction ensures surgical wounds start to heal, rather than become infected or stall, and absorbs a high amount of exudate to reduce dressing changes. This aspect further lessens the amount spent on dressings.
At the same time, this post-op dressing’s flexibility helps patients continue to move naturally without worrying about detachment or damaging the wound.
When and How to Use Mepilex® Border Post-Op Dressings
Mepilex® Border Post-Op dressings are ideal for aiding the treatment of exudating acute wounds, including:
• Surgical incisions
Upon application, Mepilex® Border Post-Op dressings can be left on for up to seven days to absorb exudate and blood and create an ideal healing environment.