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Optifoam® Gentle Silicone Faced Foam and Border Dressing with Liquitrap™ Core

Optifoam® Gentle helps ease the pain and trauma of dressing changes. Featuring a specially-formulated silicone adhesive that helps keep it in place, the absorbent core absorbs and retains fluid, and helps prevent shear, and frictions.

Medline Industries, Inc.

Medline Industries, Inc. offers innovative products and services for wound and skin care.
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• Silicone dressing provides gentle adhesion
• Super absorbent Liquitrap™ core draws in large amounts of heavy exudate, converts it into a gel and locks it away
• Low profile design increases flexibility and comfort
• Five unique layers to provide added protection
• Moisture vapor transmission rate (MVTR) adjusts to fluid level
• Helps create an ideal healing environment
• Waterproof outer layer protects the wound and helps keep bacteria out
• Low-friction and low-shear outer layer


Optifoam® Gentle Silicone Faced Foam and Border Dressing with Liquitrap™ Core is indicated for use on pressure injuries, partial- and full-thickness wounds, leg ulcers, donor sites, lacerations, abrasions, skin tears, and first- and second-degree burns.


Contraindicated for use on third-degree burns.

How Supplied/Sizing
3"x3", 4"x4", 6"x6". Sacrum: 7"x7", 9"x9".
Product features
check_circle Adhesive border
cancel Antimicrobial format available
check_circle Compatible w/ topicals
cancel Cuttable
check_circle Flexible
check_circle Intact when saturated
check_circle Moisture vapor permeable
cancel Odor-reducing
check_circle One-piece removal
cancel Pressure redistribution
cancel Secondary dressing required
check_circle Self-adhering
check_circle Silicone-based adhesive
cancel Surfactant impregnated
check_circle Usable on infected wounds
check_circle Variety of sizes
Other features
check_circle Educational Material Available
check_circle Free Samples/Trials Available
cancel Published Clinical Article Available
Recommended Use

Acute Wounds
Chronic Wounds
Deep Wounds
Dehisced Wounds
Diabetic Foot
Granulating/Epithelializing Wounds
Infected Wounds
Moderate/Highly Exudating Wounds
Non/Minimally Exudating Wounds
Palliative Wounds
Pressure Ulcers
Sloughy Wounds
Superficial Wounds
Surgical Wounds
Venous Ulcers

Removal & Change Frequency

Optifoam® Gentle Silicone Faced Foam and Border Dressing with Liquitrap™ Core may be left in place for up to 7 days. Dressing change frequency will depend on amount of drainage.

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