Amparo Medical Technologies

Wound Care Hydrocolloid Custom Formulated for Wound Care Dressings

Wound care hydrocolloid adhesives are widely recognized for excellent exudate management qualities, while also being gentle against compromised skin.

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Benefits of Wound Care Hydrocolloid Include:

  • Highly absorbent
  • Forms an Occlusive Barrier
  • Facilitates autolytic debridement
  • Conformable
  • Sticks Well & Removes Easily

Wound Care hydrocolloids formulated and manufactured by Amparo Medical for wound care manufacturers

Exudation production by open wounds is essential for moist wound healing. However, when wounds produce too much exudate, and/or the composition of the exudate is harmful, a wide range of problems can occur. The absorbent capacity of Amparo hydrocolloid accommodate wounds with light to medium exudation.
Hydrocolloid dressings are regarded as important components in foot ulcer treatment. Dressings made with Amparo wound care hydrocolloid are absorbent and offer a beneficial cushioning affect to help elicit healing.
Hydrocolloid dressings provide a moist environment favorable for wound healing and an occlusive barrier against exogenous bacteria. Wounds treated with hydrocolloid dressings have rapid wound healing, and generally less pain. Dressings made with Amparo hydrocolloid wound care adhesives are effective in the treatment of small-area partial-thickness burns, and are especially useful in the terminal phase of spontaneous healing of small burns.
Hydrocolloid provides an occlusive barrier against bacteria and cushioning for comfort. In addition, Amparo hydrocolloid provides a moist environment to elicit healing.
Hydrocolloid dressings have been shown to decrease donor site healing times by about 40% ( Amparo offers several different hydrocolloid wound care formulations catering to a variety of wound applications.
Surgical dressings made with Amparo Hydrocolloids will not adhere to the wound site, only to the skin surrounding it. This helps to keep the newly healed skin intact. Due to the occlusive nature of wound care hydrocolloids, moisture is captured beneath the dressing to promote healing. In addition, hydrocolloid wound care dressings do not traumatize the skin upon being removed.
Hydrocolloid dressings are commonly used for Stage 1 & 2 Pressure Ulcers to promote moist wound healing, aid autolytic debridement, manage exudate, and assist with pain management. Hydrocolloid adhesive dressings are also used as a primary dressings for shallow Category/Stage III or IV pressure ulcers, and for newly formed skin.
wound care hydrocolloid for NPWT Amparo’s custom formulated hydrocolloids can dramatically improve the performance of any NPWT dressing. By creating a vacuum seal, Amparo’s custom formulated  hydrocolloid enables engineers to design unique and effective NPWT devices. Amparo NPWT Hydrocolloid remains gentle on the peri-wound area and absorbs excess exudate.

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Amparo Medical is The World Leader of wound care manufacturers in custom formulated NPWT hydrocolloid.

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