Allevyn is a range of wound care products designed to manage exuding wounds. These products are made of a soft, absorbent foam layer that conforms to the wound bed.
The Allevyn range was launched by Smith & Nephew in 1992.
Since then, the range has expanded to include products for different wound types and levels of exudation.
Allevyn has become a trusted brand in the wound care market, with a reputation for providing effective and innovative solutions.
Mepilex is a wound care brand owned by Mölnlycke Health Care. It offers a range of products for various wound types, including foam dressings and silicone dressings.
Aquacel is a wound care brand owned by ConvaTec. Its products are designed to manage moderate to high levels of exudate, and include foam and hydrofiber dressings.
Aspen is a wound care brand that offers foam dressings for the management of moderate to heavily exuding wounds. Its products are known for their high absorbency and ability to conform to the wound bed.
This product is designed for use on sensitive skin and can be used on a wide range of exuding wounds. It has a soft silicone border that helps to prevent leakage and provide a secure fit.
This product has a multi-layer design that helps to manage fluid levels and provide a moist wound environment. It is suitable for use on wounds with moderate to high levels of exudate.
This product has a strong adhesive backing that helps to keep the dressing in place. It is suitable for use on wounds with moderate to high levels of exudate.
Allevyn dressings are used to manage exuding wounds. They are designed to absorb fluid while still maintaining a moist wound environment.
The type of Allevyn dressing you should use depends on the level of exudate your wound is producing. Your healthcare provider can advise you on the best product for your needs.
Yes, Allevyn Gentle Border is specifically designed for use on sensitive skin. It has a soft silicone border that helps to prevent irritation.
The frequency with which you need to change your Allevyn dressing will depend on the amount of exudate your wound is producing. Your healthcare provider can advise you on the best schedule.
Yes, Allevyn dressings can be easily cut to fit the shape and size of your wound. This can help to reduce waste and ensure a more comfortable fit.