ConvaTec DuoDERM Extra Thin Dressing - 4 x 4 inches - Square

ConvaTec DuoDERM Extra Thin Dressing - 4 x 4 inches - Square

Brand/Manufacturer: CONVATEC
  • FSA Approved
  • Latex Free
  • Made in USA

ConvaTec DuoDERM Extra Thin dressing is a hydrocolloid dressing indicated for the management of lightly exuding wounds. DuoDERM dressing combines a unique ConvaTec hydrocolloid formulation that distinguishes it from other hydrocolloid dressings and a vapour-permeable outer film to provide an occlusive moist environment.

Benefits of ConvaTec Extra Thin Dressing

  • Aids autolytic debridement
  • Easy to apply and remove
  • Waterproof outer polyurethane film
  • Supports moist wound healing environment

Item # Desc Pkg Reward Price
187660 4" x 4", CGF Sterile 5/Pack $0.77
187661 6" x 6", CGF Sterile 5/Pack $4.59
187955 4" x 4" Each $0.15
187955 4" x 4" 10/Pack $1.39

Why Buy DuoDERM Control Gel Dressing?

  • Uses ConvaTec unique hydrocolloid formulation
  • Consists of a cross-linked honeycomb
  • Protects the wound and Aids autolytic debridement
  • Easy to mold and can be cut to shape to allow easy treatment of awkward areas
  • Provides a bacterial and viral barrier reducing the risk of infection when used within a protocol of care
  • Waterproof outer polyurethane film
  • Secures dressing in awkward areas to reduce the risk of rolling up
  • Offers continues care throughout the healing process
  • Thin polyurethane film provides a bacterial and viral barrier when the dressing remains intact and without leakage
  • Reduces the risk of further skin breakdown due to friction by preventing contact with clothes/bed linen
  • The dressing can be removed without damaging newly formed tissue
  • The film provides a waterproof barrier over the wound dressing

When to use DuoDerm Extra Thin Wound Dressing?

DuoDERM Extra Thin Hydrocolloid Dressing can be used for the management of the following conditions:
  • Skin at risk of further breakdown
  • Stage I and II pressure ulcers
  • Postoperative wounds
  • Superficial wounds
  • Dry to lightly exuding dermal ulcers or wounds
  • Newly-formed tissue
  • Skin tears

What to Buy with DuoDERM Extra Thin Dressing?

How to Use Extra Thin Dressing?

How to Apply DuoDERM Dressing?

  1. Wash your hands, cleanse and rinse the wound and then dry the surrounding skin.
  2. Measure the wound to select the appropriate dressing size, allowing a 3.0cm (1-1/4 inch) overlap on the intact skin around the whole wound.
  3. Warm the DuoDERM dressing between your hands.
  4. Remove the top white release paper, being careful to minimize finger contact with the adhesive surface.
  5. Hold the adhesive side of the dressing over the wound.
  6. Align the dressing with the center of the wound.
  7. Gently apply the center part of the dressing.
  8. Remove the bottom white release paper while rolling the dressing in place, but do not stretch it.
  9. Repeat the above procedure on the other side and remove the clear release paper.
  10. Gently mold the dressing into place for 30-60 seconds.

Removing DuoDERM Dressing

  1. Gently lift one corner of the DuoDERM thin dressing.
  2. Roll it away from the wound while holding the skin away.
  3. Gently lift the other corners and pull upwards until the dressing completely peels off.


  • Should not be used on individuals who are sensitive to or have had an allergic reaction to the dressing or its components.

Customer Reviews

Questions & Answers

What are the features and benefits of extra thin dressing?
Steven - 10/6/2014 7:54:03 AM
  • DuoDERM Extra Thin dressing is designed to cover and protect susceptible areas
  • Designed to promote a moist wound environment, which supports healing and prevents damage to new epithelium upon removal
  • Translucent backing is designed to prevent needless dressing changes that can cause discomfort and disturb healing
  • Moisture-resistant for ease of cleaning/showering
  • Can be used as a primary or secondary dressing
  • Available in a wide variety of sizes and shapes - including oval, square, and rectangle
  • Thin design is flexible and conformable
  • Can be cut to shape
  • Helps to reduce cost of care for caregiver
  • Long wear time means fewer dressings required
Customer Care - 10/7/2014 12:17:00 AM
When do I use extra thin dressing?
William - 10/3/2014 12:32:19 AM
DuoDERM Extra Thin dressing is designed to cover and protect susceptible areas
  • Can be used anywhere on the body to gently protect newly-formed tissue or skin at risk of breakdown
  • May be used on skin tears, superficial wounds, dry-to-lightly exuding dermal ulcers, and postoperative wounds
Customer Care - 10/6/2014 12:14:27 AM
What is the frequency of change?
Jeanne - 9/23/2014 12:48:03 AM
Maximum recommended weartime is up to seven days.
Customer Care - 9/24/2014 8:02:03 AM
How do I remove the dressing?
Shelley - 9/15/2014 7:51:49 AM
Press down on the skin with one hand and carefully lift an edge of the dressing with your other hand. Gently roll off of the wound.
Customer Care - 9/16/2014 12:33:14 AM
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