Frequently Asked Questions
What are the main features and benefits of DermaHug?
|Features of DermaHug Material:||Benefits Using DermaHug:|
|Flexible, comfortable material||Adds compression to the wound and periwound
|Thick silicone gel||Greatly reduces sheer forces
No dermal stripping
Protects the epidermis
|Brushed nylon surface||Provides a wearable anchor for canulas, catheters, ports, etc.|
|Can be modified or customized to the patient||Optimizing the shape and size needed to accommodate the patient’s wound|
|Hydrophobic||Creates a complete seal
Can be worn in the shower or bath
|Single-patient reusable||Clean and reapply
wear continuously for weeks
|Use as a primary or secondary dressing||Can be used as a combination dressing|
|Optimal moisture transmission rate (MVRT)||Creates the correct environment for wound healing between the device and the patient’s skin|
|Hypo-allergenic, contains no latex||No contact dermatitis|
Do you send out samples?
We will send out a sample after collecting information about you, your needs, etc. Please click on “Drop us a Note” at the bottom of the web page.
Is it sterile?
How much do they cost?
Pricing is available upon request. Please “Drop us a Note” from the bottom of the web page to learn about pricing of the items.
Can I reapply it?
Yes. Just hand wash with a mild soap and water, rinse and pat dry. Then reapply.
Can I bathe with it on?
How long can I wear it?
DermaHug products can be worn for 15 days or more. If the edges start to fray, trim them away with a sharp scissors.
What if it gets wet after it’s applied?
Once applied, the retractor is unaffected by fluids, because it is a complete vapor and moisture barrier.