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Advanced Wound Care
In the mid 1980’s, exciting new data began to drive the way clinicians managed hard-to-heal chronic and acute wounds. This new data suggested that, contrary to the notion that a wound would heal better if left exposed to air, in fact a moist environment is more conducive to wound healing. Products to provide a moist and occlusive environment began to create the market for what are considered “advanced wound care dressings”.
Derma Sciences developed Dermagran® Ointment and Dermagran®-B Hydrophilic Wound Dressings to take that theory one step further by additionally promoting the topical absorption of micro-nutrients, including zinc, at the cellular level.
20 years later, the science has advanced to even more ’active’ products and therapies. Our MEDIHONEY®, XTRASORB®, BIOGUARD®, ALGICELL® Ag and TCC-EZ® offer clinicians advanced novel products to better manage the challenging wounds they treat every day.
In order to satisfy complete protocols of care for chronic and hard-to-heal wounds, Derma Sciences also offers a full line of the common advanced wound care dressings including: