Mepilex Border Flex is an absorbent soft silicone dressing designed for a wide range of exuding wounds such as pressure injuries, leg and foot ulcers, and traumatic wounds. The product has been optimised with additional features that showcase innovation in bordered foams. An overview of the enhancements are:
1) Innovative Flex Technology - this enables the dressing to stretch 360°, reducing the tension in the pad and the border of the dressing. The Flex cuts enable the dressing to stay in place for longer.
2) Improved exudate management - the innovative design has resulted in an increase in total absorbency within the dressing, enabling the dressing to have a superior fluid handling capacity. Mepilex Border Flex can now also handle viscous exudate due to the Flex cut Technology.
3) Bacteria trapping - the 5-layer construction of Mepilex Border Flex absorbs, channels and traps exudate containing bacteria away from the wound bed and prevents re-entry, even under compression.
4) Exudate Progress Monitor on the backing film assists clinicians to objectively measure the amount of exudate by counting the number