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May 2, 2022

Developing Optimal Skin Contact Adhesives for Continuous Glucose Monitoring Devices

Patricia Frey, Director of Technology and Development and Ian Christopher, Research & Development and Product Manager for Scapa Healthcare in the US, shared their thoughts about how Scapa Healthcare is helping its customers create innovative fixation solutions to support the development of new monitoring devices.

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Mar 3, 2022

The Critical Role of Dressings in Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT)

Negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT), also known as vacuum-assisted wound closure or “wound vac,” refers to a system that applies sub-atmospheric pressure to a wound surface in order to draw out fluid and help promote faster healing with reduced risk of infection.

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Nov 10, 2020

Skin Adhesives And Topical Solutions to Manage Diabetic Skin Conditions

There are 387 million people living with diabetes worldwide today, and more than ½ billion expected by 2035, according to the Center for Disease Control.

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Aug 11, 2020

Hydrogels -- Beyond Debridement Applications

Hydrogels have long been a staple for advanced wound and burn care to facilitate debridement -- the removal of damaged tissue or foreign objects from a wound. They can absorb and retain wound exudates, promoting fibroblast proliferation and keratinocyte migration

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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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Jul 11, 2019

Topical Formulation For Sun Protection

More people are diagnosed with skin cancer each year in the U.S. than all other cancers combined, per the American Cancer Society. In fact, one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime, according to the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention.

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Feb 13, 2019

Hydrogel Bandages For Treatment Of Minor Burns And Scalds

A burn is a type of injury characterized by damage to the body’s tissue caused by heat, chemicals, electricity, sunlight, or radiation. Burns can result in varying degrees of skin swelling, blistering, and scarring and it typically takes three to 20 days for a minor burn to heal properly.

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