Allevyn Wound Dressings|Allevyn Adhesive Foam Dressings | Smith and Nephew Allevyn

Allevyn products, brought out from well-known manufacturer Smith&Nephew, are designed to cater to all wound shapes, sizes, and levels of exudate. This collection is divided into Allevyn Classic, a complete selection of clinically proven and quality foam dressings that have been designed to fulfill a diverse range of wound care requirements, and Allevyn Life which is an advanced layered dressing aimed at giving patients optimal wound care experience.

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Features of Allevyn Adhesive

  • Unique triple action technology to ensure optimal fluid balance to create a moist wound environment for healing
  • Low allergy adhesive to keep dressing in place securely
  • Breathable top film to minimize the risk of maceration to the wound and peri-wound
  • Effective barrier function to external bacteria as well as helping to prevent fluid and bacterial strikethrough
  • Easily applicable and removable
  • Conforms to body contours
  • Available in various sizes and can be customized as well
  • Anatomically shaped dressing


What is Allevyn Dressing used for?


Allevyn adhesive dressing is used to treat -

  • Chronic and acute exudative wounds 
  • Shallow, granulating wounds 
  • Pressure ulcers, leg ulcers, and diabetic foot ulcers
  • Malignant wounds 
  • Infected wounds 
  • Surgical wounds 
  • First and second-degree burns
  • Donor sites
  • Fungating wounds


How to Apply Allevyn Adhesive?


  • Properly clean the wound and surrounding skin to remove excess moisture
  • Select an appropriate sized Allevyn adhesive. You can customize the size by cutting it to fit on the heel, elbow, or other areas
  • Keep the excess hair away from the wound area and be gentle on fragile skin
  • Remove the protector film from the ALLEVYN adhesive and smooth it over the wound without stretching it
  • Ensure that the adhesive has adhered across the wound area without any crease
  • Read the instruction for applying the adhesive properly and use it under the guidance of your medical professional


How often do you change Allevyn Dressing? | Shop Wound Care


After the application of adhesive one should inspect it regularly. Depending on the condition of the wound keep the adhesive for at least 7 days or until you see the exudate from the dressing, whichever is earlier.


How to remove Allevyn Dressing?


Follow these simple steps to remove the Allevyn Adhesive Dressing-

  • Lift one edge of the adhesive dressing
  • Slowly peel back until completely removed from the wound
  • Remove the Sacral dressings from the top edge and down towards the anus. It minimizes the potential for fecal contamination