Monitoring incisions after surgery is critical to reducing the risk of surgical site infections, and dressing selection plays a significant role in how an incision is protected post-operatively. 3M offers a range of dressings that can meet the needs of you and your patients and help facilitate a quicker return to activities of daily life¹. Select the right post-operative dressing to meet your needs (PDF, 4.6MB).
For small to large surgical incisions, Tegaderm absorbent clear acrylic dressings offer a waterproof¹, transparent² barrier; allowing active monitoring and early intervention without disturbing the incision³, plus extended wear time⁴ allowing patients to return more quickly to daily activities¹.
Designed with a clear film and acrylic absorbent pad composed of a hydrophilic polymer,¹⁰ Tegaderm absorbent clear acrylic dressings give providers and patients the ability to monitor incisions for early signs of infection.²
Wear time of at least 7-28 days⁴ gives patients extended protection beyond their initial hospital stay, and supports early showering¹ without removing the dressing.
Optimal healing environment
Protects from external contaminants, bodily fluids, bacteria, viruses, and water ingress,¹ and is designed to absorb moderate exudate levels² to promote an optimal healing environment.¹¹
Download our useful application and removal guides
Knee - Application and Removal Guide (PDF, 250KB)
Abdomen - Application and Removal Guide (PDF, 250KB)
An all-in-one sterile⁵ dressing with non-adherent absorbent pad⁶, Tegaderm +Pad Film dressing offers a barrier to external sources of contamination and water ingress¹ and conforms to body contours⁷.
This sterile⁸ dressing features a breathable⁹ soft cloth tape backing with a non-adherent pad⁶. This post-surgical dressing can be used on light to moderately draining wounds.
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