Optifoam® Gentle EX dressings help absorb shear force and friction and manage moisture, empowering caregivers to follow best practices and reduce the risk of pressure injuries.
• Five unique layers with a superabsorbent core that absorbs exudate, converts it into a gel, and locks it away
• Highly conformable foam dressing with gentle silicone adhesive that can be lifted up and reapplied
• Comfort and flexibility with a low-profile design and a moisture vapor transmission rate (MVTR) that adjusts to the level of fluid and improves breathability
• Design helps to collectively displace pressure when used with a pressure injury prevention protocol
Optifoam® Gentle EX dressings are indicated for partial- and full-thickness wounds.
Contraindicated for use on third-degree burns. Not for use on patients with a silicone allergy.
Protect from freezing, avoid excessive heat.
|Antimicrobial format available|
|Compatible w/ topicals|
|Intact when saturated|
|Moisture vapor permeable||●|
|Secondary dressing required|
|Usable on infected wounds|
|Variety of sizes|
|Educational Material Available||●|
|Free Samples/Trials Available||●|
|Published Clinical Article Available|
Moderate/Highly Exudating Wounds
Remove dressing from package. Remove one piece of the release liner. Place dressing on the wound and remove the other release liner. Gently secure the dressing to the skin
Position patient on their side. Remove center release liner. Fold dressing in half, anchor dressing in gluteal cleft. Remove release liner from upper side of the dressing and smooth upward away from bed and repeat on other side. Gently secure the dressing to the skin.
Optifoam® Gentle EX should be changed when drainage is visible to the edges of the foam pad. It may stay in place for up to 7 days depending on the amount of drainage.