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May 26, 2022

Innovation in Hydrocolloid Skin Adhesives

Pranabes Pramanik, senior principal scientist and R&D manager for materials and technology development at Scapa Healthcare, shared his thoughts about the growing hydrocolloid technology market and how Scapa Healthcare is helping its customers create the innovative solutions needed to thrive.

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Nov 11, 2021

Benefits of Hydrocolloids in Advanced Wound Care

Hydrocolloids contain gel-forming agents/properties that are combined with a flexible adhesive applied to a carrier, such as a polyurethane film, to create an absorbent, self-adhesive, waterproof dressing. As one of the most advanced wound care products available, hydrocolloid dressings are ideal for wounds that are experiencing mild to moderate drainage.

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Apr 1, 2021

Do Hydrocolloid Bandages Really Help to Treat Acne?

Currently there is a buzz where many TikTok users’ videos feature the “hack” of using standard forms of hydrocolloid bandages available over the counter to help treat acne. Traditionally these bandages were used to treat minor cuts and blisters.

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Jun 8, 2020

Understanding and Treating Mild Acne with Skin Care Topicals and Hydrocolloid Technology

Acne is a skin condition most people experience at some point in their lifetime. It’s estimated that acne effects 80-90% of teenagers in the Western world.

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May 12, 2020

Assessing Dressing Options for Advanced Wound Care (AWC)

Wound care products like bandages and gauze – often coupled with topicals like antibacterial ointment –are usually sufficient for treating minor injuries like scrapes and cuts.

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May 12, 2020

Improving Ostomates’ Quality of Life by Offering the Right Ostomy Accessories

Scapa Healthcare also has extensive experience developing stoma paste formulas that helps create a protective barrier around the stoma to reduce leakage.

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