The Silverlon Wound Contact Dressing provides an antimicrobial barrier to the entry of bacteria and fungi, thereby protecting the wound from outside bacteria and fungi contamination.
The 2″ x 2″, 4″ x 4.5″, 4″ x 12″, and 10″ x 12″ Silverlon Silver Wound Contact Dressings are currently available for consumer purchase from this website.
Enzymatic debridement uses chemical agents to break down necrotic tissue.
This is usually accomplished with an enzymatic wound application.
Wound Dressings have evolved significantly over the past few decades.
Formerly, different variations of gauze dressings were the staple for wound care.
Click on the link "When to Use Wound Dressing" to view different types of dressings and their use.
If problems occur, including swelling, severe redness or sharply increased pain, contact your physician.
Best selling dressings that provide autolytic debridement include foams, hydrogel, hydrocolloids, alginates and transparent film.
Below is a chart that displays a continuum of dressing treatments that provide debridement.
Although gauze dressings are still widely used and effective, there are many new advanced dressings designed to solve specific issues with wound treatment.
These modern developments over the past few decades better address specific wound types and their corresponding care.