ALLEVYN ™ Gentle Border Heel dressing has an advanced triple-layered construction which combines an absorbent hydrocellular pad sandwiched between a perforated silicone gel adhesive wound contract layer and a highly permeable waterproof outer film.
Dynamic fluid management
Provides optimal moist wound environment
Lowers risk of maceration 1
Wound contact surface
ALLEVYN ™ Gentle Border Heel is coated with a gentle silicone adhesive layer that ensures atraumatic removal at dressing changes
Provides a bacterial barrier
May help reduce risk of infection
Easy to fit and can be left in place without the need for secondary retention, conforming well to the complex contours of the heel
Excellent flexibility without compromising gentle adherence
Can be lifted and repositioned without losing its adherent properties 3
ALLEVYN ™ Gentle Border Heel is indicated for wound management by secondary intention on shallow, granulating wounds, chronic and acute low exuding wounds full and partial thickness wounds including:
Diabetic foot ulcers
First and second degree burns
Do not use ALLEVYN ™ Gentle Border Heel dressing with oxidizing agents such as hypochloritesolutions (e.g. EUSOL) or hydrogen peroxide, as these can break down the absorbent polyurethane component of the dressing. If reddening or sensitization occurs discontinue use.