The film is waterproof and a barrier to bacteria. Its high moisture vapour permeability allows the skin to breathe. The acrylic adhesive minimizes the risk of skin damage on removal, especially after long periods of wear.
OPSITE Flexifix has been designed to allow easy application of the film to awkward areas of the body and over dressings and tubes. The film is highly conformable and extensible to increase patient comfort.
It can be used for :
Retention of primary dressings eg, MELOLITE◊ Low Adherent Dressings or ALLEVYN◊ Hydrocellular Hydrophillic Polyurethane Wound Dressing
Fixation of tubing
Treatment of painful peripheral neuropathy
Skin protection under leg bags, stoma devices etc.
Reduction of shearing forces on unbroken skin, e.g. in Pressure Sore Prophylaxis
DO NOT USE ON OPEN WOUNDS