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Opticell® uses unique Chytoform™ Technology to control minor bleeding and provide an optimal moist wound healing environment while intimately conforming to a wound bed.

Medline Industries, Inc.

Medline Industries, Inc. offers innovative products and services for wound and skin care.
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• Controls minor bleeding
• Reinforced ribbon
• Highly absorbent and conformable
• Chytoform® gelling fiber technology
• No lateral wicking - limits maceration
• Gentle removal from the wound


Opticell® is indicated for use on partial- and full-thickness wounds, first- and second-degree burns, diabetic foot ulcers, venous ulcers, pressure injuries, surgical wounds, donor sites, and arterial and leg ulcers.


Not intended for use on third-degree burns or individuals with a known sensitivity to chitosan.

Storage Requirements

Protect from freezing, avoid excessive heat.

How Supplied/Sizing
2"x2", 4(1/4)"x4(1/4)", 6"x6". Rope: (3/4)"x18".
Product features
cancel Adhesive border
cancel Antimicrobial format available
check_circle Conforms readily to wound
check_circle Cuttable
cancel Flexible
cancel Hemostatic
check_circle Intact when saturated
cancel Moisture vapor permeable
cancel Moldable
check_circle One-piece removal
check_circle Rope
check_circle Secondary dressing required
cancel Silicone-based adhesive
cancel Usable on infected wounds
check_circle Variety of sizes
Other features
check_circle Educational Material Available
check_circle Free Samples/Trials Available
check_circle Published Clinical Article Available
Recommended Use

Deep Wounds
Diabetic Foot
First- and Second-Degree Burns
Moderate/Highly Exudating Wounds
Pressure Ulcers
Surgical Wounds
Venous Ulcers

Mode of Use/Application

Cleanse the wound with an appropriate wound cleanser. Remove Opticell® from the package and place gently over wound. Opticell® may be pre-moistened with sterile saline before application on dry wounds. Cover with an appropriate secondary dressing. Opticell® may be moistened to ease removal if necessary.

Removal & Change Frequency

May be left in place for up to 7 days.

Additional Recommended Dressings

Optifoam® Gentle or other appropriate secondary dressing.

Clinically Tested


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