How and When to Apply a Collagen Dressing

How and When to Apply a Collagen Dressing

Collagen dressings are an advanced wound care product that can help enhance wound healing by promoting wound repair and improvement of skin and connective tissues. Using an appropriate collagen advanced wound care dressing can help stimulate stalled wounds, encouraging the deposition and organization of newly formed collagen fibers and granulation in the wound bed. There… Continue reading How and When to Apply a Collagen Dressing

Different Types of Collagen Dressing Technologies and How They Work

Different Types of Collagen Dressing Technologies and How They Work

Collagen dressings are not all the same however, the goal is to jump-start wound healing. Wound healing consists of a multitude of phases that must be in an organized fashion. Hemostasis, inflammatory, proliferative, and remodeling. The body naturally restores damaged tissue to move wounds towards a healing trajectory. There are times when the wound fails… Continue reading Different Types of Collagen Dressing Technologies and How They Work

Collagen Dressings Used in Conjunction with Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT)

Collagen Dressings Used in Conjunction with Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT)

Complex wounds like arterial ulcers, venous ulcers, diabetic ulcers, and pressure ulcers require a multidisciplinary team working together to impact optimized healing. These wounds are oftentimes a challenge for both the patient and clinician due to the chronicity where there is an inability to heal the wound, risks of infection, and managing the associated systemic… Continue reading Collagen Dressings Used in Conjunction with Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT)