OpSite is a transparent, adhesive film. The film is moisture vapor permeable, conformable and extensible. It is widely used to provide a moist wound environment for superficial wounds; it is also ideal for use as a secondary dressing. OpSite has set the standard in moist wound care by retaining the natural wound exudate. OpSite provides moisture vapor permeability allowing excess exudate to evaporate, helping prevent skin maceration.
This item is FSA (Flexible Spending Account) eligible.
OpSite may be used on clinically infected wounds if the following precautions are followed: The patient should be under medical/clinical supervision, The dressing should be changed daily, The patient should be receiving suitable systemic treatment. Immuno-compromised patients and diabetic patients may require extra supervision. Care should be taken to avoid skin damage by repeated applications on patients with thin or fragile skin. In common with all adhesive products, some cases of irritation and/or maceration of the skin surrounding the wound have been reported. It should be noted that inappropriate use or too frequent dressing changes, particularly in patients with fragile skin, can result in skin stripping.