Note From MetroMedicalOnline's Customer Service Department:
It is important to always contact your physician and or wound specialist before starting any wound care therapy.
Additional Information Provided by the Manufacturer:
Allevyn Thin is a sterile wound dressing made of polyurethane matrix and a polyurethane top-film.
- Flexible and highly conformable
- Maintains a moist wound environment
- Helps prevent bacterial contamination
- Permeable to oxygen and water vapor
- Does not adhere to the wound
- Sticks well to dry, intact skin
- Semi-transparent film
- No need for a secondary dressing
- Easily shaped to fit awkward areas
- May help reduce the risk of secondary infection. The patient is able to bathe and shower.
- Helps to minimize the risk of maceration
- Monitoring of the wound is possible
Over the counter:
Allevyn Thin is a dressing indicated for the management of surface wounds with low to moderate exudate such as minor burns and abrasions. Allevyn Thin may also be used under the direction of a health care professional for partial thickness wounds such as second-degree burns, leg ulcers, pressure ulcers, post-op wounds and donor sites.
Contraindications / Precautions
Do not use any Allevyn product with oxidising agents such as hypochlorite solutions or hydrogen peroxide solutions.
Do not use on wounds with exposed muscle, bone or tendon or where a risk of drying out exists or where the surrounding skin is damaged or sensitive.
The Allevyn Family of Wound Care Dressings:
Allevyn is the world’s no. 1 foam dressing with enhanced performance. Allevyn is the clinically proven, cost effective solution for a moist wound environment. The Allevyn product range is designed to cater to all wound shapes, sites and levels of exudate.
Allevyn Adhesive and Allevyn Non-Adhesive handle up to three times more fluid through increased breathability and rate of absorption.
This optimizes the moist wound environment leading to:
- Promototion of rapid wound closure
- Reduced risk of maceration
Allevyn Non-Adhesive also has a unique design with sealed and shaped edges to provide protection against leakage.
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While we cannot administer medical advice, our Customer Service Team members are available to assist you with the ordering of wound care products or other medical supplies. Our toll-free number is 1-866-774-9513 Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm CST (7:00 am to 3:00 pm PST / 10:00 am to 6:00 pm EST). If you prefer to correspond by email, our address is CustomerService@MetroMedicalOnline.com.
Allevyn Dressings come in multiple shapes and sizes; non-adhesive and adhesive, border and borderless. To meet your personal requirements, MetroMedicalOnline offers Allevyn Thin Dressings in three sizes: 2"x 2 2/8", 4"x4", and 6"x8".
MetroMedicalOnline offers high quality Pacifica Exam Gloves to be worn while cleaning the wound and changing dressings. After consulting your physician, products such as Blairex Sterile Wound Wash Saline or Sea-Clens are good options for wound cleansing.
It is always important to sanitize your hands prior to dressing any wound. Sani hands antimicrobial hand wipes are pre-moistened hand wipes that cleanse and sanitize hands when soap and water are not available. The friction of the Sani hands wipe removes soil and bacteria and kills 99.99% of germs that helps reduce the risk of cross-contamination and the spread of infection.
Many of our customers have reported excellent results using Puracyn OTC (formerly named Microcyn OTC). Puracyn OTC is an innovative new approach to wound care promoting faster healing time. It is a non-irritating, pH-balanced wound cleanser for minor cuts, burns, irritations, and superficial abrasions of the skin.
After the wound has closed, proven scar treatments such as Cica-Care, Mepiform, or Kelo-Cote will improve the appearance of scars and prevent abnormal or excessive scar formation. Always consult your physician or wound care specialist before starting any wound care treatment program.
We also carry supplies for compression wrapping such as Comprilan, Elastoplast, and Jobst Cover-Roll.