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OptiLock® is a super absorbent polymer core dressing which locks in drainage under compression. Will protect skin from maceration.

Medline Industries, Inc.

Medline Industries, Inc. offers innovative products and services for wound and skin care.
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• Super absorbent polymer core absorbs high volumes of exudate
• Continually adapts the level of absorption based on the amount of drainage
• Provides an optimal moist wound environment
• Protects periwound skin from maceration
• Non-adherent wound contact layer provides for atraumatic dressing changes
• Locks in exudate even under compression


OptiLock® may be used as a primary dressing on partial-thickness and full-thickness wounds, such as: pressure, venous or neuropathic ulcers; post-operative wounds; superficial or partial-thickness burns (first- or second-degree); lacerations; abrasions. OptiLock® can also be used as a secondary dressing on full-thickness wounds.


Contraindicated for use on third-degree (full-thickness) burns, non- or minimally exudating wounds, or on patients with a known sensitivity to the product or its components.

How Supplied/Sizing
3"x3", 4"x4", 5"x5(1/2)", 6(1/2)"x10", 8"x12".
Product features
cancel Adhesive border
cancel Antimicrobial format available
check_circle Compatible w/ topicals
cancel Cuttable
check_circle Flexible
check_circle Intact when saturated
cancel Moisture vapor permeable
check_circle Non-linting
check_circle One-piece removal
check_circle Secondary dressing required
cancel Self-adhering
cancel Silicone-based adhesive
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
Diabetic Foot
Granulating/Epithelializing Wounds
Infected Wounds
Moderate/Highly Exudating Wounds
Palliative Wounds
Pressure Ulcers
Sloughy Wounds
Superficial Wounds
Surgical Wounds
Venous Ulcers

Mode of Use/Application

After removing OptiLock™ from the package, use a large enough dressing to cover the wound and surrounding skin, placing the white side on the wound.
Secure the dressing with tape or other secondary dressing such as an elastic net or compression bandage.

Removal & Change Frequency

The dressing can be left in place up to 7 days or until exudate is visible and nears the edge of the dressing.

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