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PolyMem® Silicone Border

PolyMem® Silicone Border dressings combine the patented polymeric membrane formulation of standard PolyMem® dressings with a gentle silicone adhesive border for fragile, sensitive skin. Also available in antimicrobial silver versions.

Ferris Mfg. Corp.

Ferris makes PolyMem® multifunctional, interactive dressings and Sportswrap® by PolyMem. PolyMem dressings are designed to help all wound types heal quickly and durably. A family-owned company, since 1977 Ferris has manufactured PolyMem® at its headquarters in the USA and has never had a backorder.
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• Protects periwound tissue
• Silicone adhesive does not come in contact with the wound
• Designed to minimize trauma by not sticking to the wound
• Allows for removal and repositioning if needed
• Minimizes the risk of edges rolling, thanks to a rounded border and thin edges
• Effectively cleanses, fills, absorbs and moistens wounds throughout the healing continuum
• Helps control inflammation, reduce pain and increase healing
• Also available in antimicrobial silver configurations


PolyMem® Silicone Border is indicated for the majority of wounds (e.g., full- and partial-thickness wounds, skin tears, ulcers, surgical wounds, and first- and second-degree burns).

How Supplied/Sizing
Island: 1"x2", 3.5"x5", 6.5"x8.2".
Product features
cancel Adhesive border
check_circle Antimicrobial format available
cancel Compatible w/ topicals
cancel Cuttable
check_circle Flexible
check_circle Intact when saturated
check_circle Moisture vapor permeable
check_circle Odor-reducing
check_circle One-piece removal
cancel Pressure redistribution
cancel Secondary dressing required
cancel Self-adhering
check_circle Silicone-based adhesive
cancel Surfactant impregnated
cancel 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 Tissue Pressure Injuries
Dehisced Wounds
Granulating/Epithelializing Wounds
Infected Wounds
Non/Minimally Exudating Wounds
Palliative Wounds
Pressure Ulcers
Sloughy Wounds
Superficial Wounds
Surgical Wounds
Traumatic Wounds

Mode of Use/Application

Clean wound per facility protocol. Place PolyMem® Silicone Border dressing on wound. If infection is present, treat appropriately.

Removal & Change Frequency

Change when exudate reaches wound margin. Dressing can remain in place for up to seven days. Remove old dressing. NOTE: Do not disturb the wound bed. Place new PolyMem® Silicone Border dressing on the wound. If infection is present, treat appropriately.

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